Biofuels: “A Long Way to Go to Right the RFS Ship” – DTN Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
EPA’s decision last week to reject 54 so-called gap-year small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard may have been a big victory for biofuels and agriculture producers. Yet, leaders of […]

Lawmakers Concerned About Disaster Related Ag Funding – DTN Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
When Congress conducts a postmortem of agriculture’s performance during the COVID-19 economic shutdown, chances are some segments of the industry could see structural changes, and the farm bill’s role in […]

ADM Wants Green Plains Suit Dismissed – DTN Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
Archer Daniels Midland asked a federal court to drop a lawsuit alleging one of the nation’s largest ethanol producers manipulated the ethanol market beginning in November 2017. In July, Omaha-based […]

Biofuels: EPA Denies All Gap-Year RFS Waivers – DTN Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
The Trump administration made it official on Monday, announcing in an EPA news release that the agency will deny all pending gap-year small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard for […]

Biofuels: Executive Branch Highlights Ethanol in Waiver Denials, E15 Promise Sep 15, 2020

🕔Sep 15, 2020
Wall Street Journal writers Lindsay Wise and Andrew Restuccia reported on Monday that, “The Trump administration will deny oil refiners’ retroactive requests for exemptions from U.S. biofuel laws, a major boon for Iowa, […]

Biofuels: Trump EPA May Reject Refiner Waivers – DTN Sep 9, 2020

🕔Sep 9, 2020
President Donald Trump reportedly has ordered the EPA to reject 67 so-called gap-year small-refinery exemption requests weeks after Trump said he would speak directly to the agency. In addition to […]

Biofuels: Brazil Wants U.S. Counterpart to Negotiate Ethanol Import Tax Sep 9, 2020

🕔Sep 9, 2020
The United States started to pay a 20% tariff on all ethanol exported to Brazil this month. Before that, there was a quota of 750 million liters per year at […]

Some Ag Aid Relief in Iowa – DTN Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue used the trip to Iowa to declare 18 counties in the state as disaster areas for agriculture, allowing farmers hit by the derecho on Aug. 10 […]

Ethanol: Ag, Biofuel Groups Defend E15 in Court – DTN Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
Agriculture and biofuel groups are mounting a defense of EPA’s year-round E15 approval, arguing in a court brief filed in a federal appeals court that the agency was within its […]

Ag Economy: “Fragile” Conditions Persist, Ethanol Waiver Concerns Remain Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
Wall Street Journal writer Kirk Maltais reported on Saturday that, “Following a growing season last year filled with battering rainfall and bitter trade wars, U.S. farmers hoped 2020 would provide them an opportunity to […]

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