Livestock: Ruling Keeps Alive Iowa 2012 Ag-Gag Law – DTN Aug 17, 2021

🕔Aug 17, 2021
Animal rights groups do not have a First Amendment right to lie in order to gain access to agricultural facilities to conduct undercover investigations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

Biofuels: EPA Changes Course on RFS Exemptions – DTN Feb 24, 2021

🕔Feb 24, 2021
The EPA is changing course on small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, announcing Monday it agrees with a court of appeals decision last year that the agency had mismanaged […]

Biofuels: Minnesota Considers State E15 Mandate – DTN Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
Biofuels and agriculture interests are rallying behind a bill working its way through the Minnesota Legislature to mandate E15 in the state as it faces pushback from the gasoline retailer […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trump Approves Iowa Disaster Request – DTN Aug 19, 2020

🕔Aug 19, 2020
President Donald Trump approved Iowa’s request for an expedited request for a disaster declaration, following last week’s devastating derecho that inflicted damage to crops, grain storage and other agriculture infrastructure. […]

Iowa Assesses Derecho Damage to Ag – DTN Aug 12, 2020

🕔Aug 12, 2020
About one-third of Iowa’s estimated 30 million acres of cropland was hit hard by the derecho storm on Monday, and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig said on Tuesday extensive […]

North Carolina Ag-Gag Law Declared Unconstitutional – DTN Jun 16, 2020

🕔Jun 16, 2020
A federal judge Friday ruled North Carolina’s so-called “ag-gag” law is unconstitutional, in yet another loss for laws across the country designed to prevent animal-rights groups from conducting undercover investigations […]

Iowa Governor Signs 3rd Ag-Gag Law – DTN Jun 16, 2020

🕔Jun 16, 2020
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds this week signed into law what appears to be the third version of a so-called “ag-gag” law as the state continues to fight in court for […]

Ag Groups Call for More CFAP Aid – DTN Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Farm groups and various officials continue to press USDA to broaden the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) as they highlight agricultural products left out of the program. USDA announced on […]

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