Biofuels: Republicans Push EPA on RFS – DTN Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019Seven Midwest senators and Iowa’s governor, all Republicans, are pushing back on EPA’s supplemental plan for the Renewable Fuel Standard, stating in comments that EPA’s latest plan continues to kowtow […]

U.S. Trade Rep: Farmers Hit By Japanese Agreements with Other Countries – DTN Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told senators Tuesday it will take more time working with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the Trump administration can submit the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement […]

Farm Policy: Does Ag. Sec. Perdue Need a Megaphone? – DTN Apr 27, 2018

🕔Apr 27, 2018Republican and Democratic senators praised Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Tuesday for his advocacy on agriculture within the Trump administration, but urged him to be a stronger voice. In an […]

EPA: Pruitt Beats No Alternative says Republican Senator – DTN Apr 25, 2018

🕔Apr 25, 2018As much angst as EPA has caused for the ethanol industry with Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) hardship waivers granted to small refineries, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said he doesn’t believe […]

New Tax Law Put Farmer Cooperatives in Financial Jeopardy – DTN Jan 24, 2018

🕔Jan 24, 2018Iowa grain companies have told Sen. Charles Grassley that the Section 199A provisions benefiting cooperatives “would put them out of business if we don’t do something” and revise the new […]

Farm Business: Pros and Cons of the Tax Law Changes – DTN Jan 23, 2018

🕔Jan 23, 2018While members of Congress try to deconstruct a tax-law change that drives farm sales to cooperatives over private companies, farmers are taking advantage of the law change and wondering whether […]

Ag Policy: Roberts Continues to Lead Senate Ag Committee, 2017 Jan 7, 2017

🕔Jan 7, 2017U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., has been tapped to lead the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry during the 115th Congress, continuing his efforts to put the concerns of […]

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