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. […]

Livestock: Pork Farmers Still Face Logjam – DTN May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
Minnesota hog farmer Chad Lubben, 27, is offering hogs for sale on Facebook and Craigslist, and he is getting takers from all over the country. Lubben told DTN he thinks […]

Coronavirus: Meat Workers Urge Fed Action As Members Die, Plants Close – DTN Apr 24, 2020

🕔Apr 24, 2020
The chairman of the House Agriculture Committee on Thursday called on the White House Coronavirus Task Force to help deal with the growing crisis facing pork producers. Rep. Collin Peterson, […]

Coronavirus Continues To Complicate U.S. Meat Supply Chain – DTN Apr 15, 2020

🕔Apr 15, 2020
Packing plants continue to idle nationally due to coronavirus concerns. The latest is JBS USA, which on Monday announced operations at its beef plant in Greeley, Colorado, will suspend beef […]

Ethanol Plant Builder Steps Up with RIN Plan – DTN Mar 14, 2018

🕔Mar 14, 2018
Jeff Broin, the founder of POET, a South Dakota company that builds and manages ethanol plants, plans to present the White House with a proposal to multiply the number of […]

Ag Groups: Leave RFS Alone – DTN Feb 27, 2018

🕔Feb 27, 2018
With the agriculture economy struggling and the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard at the center of discussions at the White House early this week, ag interest groups are pressing […]

Biofuels: Trump and EPA Continue to Support Renewable Fuels Standard – DTN Oct 20, 2017

🕔Oct 20, 2017
With concerns about the Renewable Fuels Standard bubbling over, the president of the United States and the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached out to Iowa Gov. Kim […]

Trump Hails American Products and Ag Sec. Perdue – DTN Jul 19, 2017

🕔Jul 19, 2017
In his remarks Monday at his “Made in America Product Showcase,” President Donald Trump mentioned farmers several times and pointed out Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. After being introduced by Vice […]

Next Ag Sec. Likely to Have Texas in Rearview Mirror – DTN Dec 23, 2016

🕔Dec 23, 2016
The search for a new Agriculture secretary continues to broaden as President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team said Thursday that he will meet next week with Elsa Murano, a former Texas […]

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