Biofuels: Farmers, Lawmakers Dismayed Over Proposed EPA Ethanol Formula Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019Reuters writer Stephanie Kelly reported yesterday that, “The Trump administration, in an effort to mend fences with the powerful corn lobby, proposed a new formula on Tuesday to boost biofuels demand, but the proposal […]

Biofuels Agreement Announcement Welcomed, Details Lacking Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019Wall Street Journal writers Kirk Maltais and Jacob Bunge reported on Friday that, “The Trump administration outlined a plan to boost biofuel demand, aiming to ease Farm Belt frustrations over recent changes to […]

Biofuels’ New Deal – Making it Right with Midwest Farmers – DTN Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Looking to right the ship with Midwest farmers, the Trump administration on Friday released its long-awaited proposal to restore the Renewable Fuel Standard and reallocate billions of gallons of biofuels […]

Biofuels: EPA, USDA Announce Agreement Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019On October 4, 2019, EPA’s Andrew Wheeler and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue issued a joint statement making changes to the current Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. Under this agreement, the […]

Two Oil Refineries Want in on RFS Waiver Action – DTN Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Two small refiners not receiving exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard in EPA’s latest round of waivers announced on Aug. 9, continue to fight the agency’s rejection in federal court. […]

Biofuels Blending Agreement at Hand Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019Bloomberg writers Jennifer A Dlouhy, Mario Parker, and Jennifer Jacobs reported yesterday that, “The Trump administration has agreed to a new plan for boosting renewable fuels and offsetting waivers exempting oil […]

Ethanol Plants – Farmers Urge Trump to Overrule EPA – DTN Sep 30, 2019

🕔Sep 30, 2019Ten days ago, Siouxland Energy Cooperative in Sioux Center, Iowa, announced it was idling its 90-million-gallon ethanol plant. The company cited lost ethanol demand from the most recent round of […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn for Ethanol Should Improve in 2019-20 Sep 30, 2019

🕔Sep 30, 2019Poor ethanol plant margins, plants idling production, and continued haggling over small refinery exemptions provide the background for ethanol production moving into the 2019-20 marketing year.  Corn use for ethanol […]

U.S. Ag is a Big Winner in Japan Trade Deal – DTN Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019Japan will lower or eliminate tariffs on roughly half of all U.S. agricultural and food exports to Japan, according to a deal signed Wednesday by President Donald Trump. This deal […]

Biofuel Waiting Game Drags On, No Waiver Remedy So Far – DTN Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019The waiting continues for the biofuels industry after meetings on the Renewable Fuels Standard continued last week at the White House, but no new details have emerged. Steve Censky, deputy […]

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