USDA Changes to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
Last Friday, USDA announced several changes to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), including updating payments to accurately compensate some producers who already applied for the program and expanding eligibility for some […]

Biofuels: RFS Remand Opposed by Petroleum – DTN Jan 4, 2021

🕔Jan 4, 2021
As biofuel producers attempt to force EPA to restore 500 million gallons that a court found were improperly waived from the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2016, a petroleum interest group […]

Linder Begins Role as NCGA President – DTN Oct 2, 2020

🕔Oct 2, 2020
Edison, Ohio, farmer John Linder is stepping in as president of the National Corn Growers Association during a challenging time for agriculture. COVID-19 has hurt demand for ethanol, a trade […]

Corn Yield Contest – David Hula Wins 4th World Record – DTN Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
After three world records, some folks might retire. Not David Hula. With his irrigated corn yield of 616.20 bushels per acre (bpa), the Charles City, Virginia farmer won the National […]

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

🕔Oct 4, 2019
Looking 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 […]

Ethanol: Corn Growers Hit Hard by Trump Turnabout – DTN Aug 19, 2019

🕔Aug 19, 2019
Has President Donald Trump turned a 180 on his publicly stated support for ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard?  It’s a question ethanol and agriculture industry officials are asking after […]

Corn: Trade Over Aid – “A Penny Won’t Cut It” with Ongoing Chinese Dispute May 20, 2019

🕔May 20, 2019
Trade disruptions add uncertainty to the U.S. agricultural economy. President Trump’s recent announcement to increase the tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods continues to chip away at an […]

Grain Exports Offer Billions in Benefits Beyond the Farm, New Study May 9, 2019

🕔May 9, 2019
A new study shows access to international export markets for U.S. grains supported nearly $38 billion in business sales in the U.S. economy during 2016 beyond the value of the […]

Trade Tariffs: If No Deal Reached – Tough Times Ahead, Kinze Manufacturing – DTN Apr 25, 2019

🕔Apr 25, 2019
Leaders of a major Iowa equipment manufacturer and Iowa farmers reiterated their calls Wednesday for President Donald Trump to remove tariffs against trading partners that have driven up the prices […]

Trade-Aid: Congressman Wants Payments on Planted Acres Not Harvested Acres – DTN Nov 29, 2018

🕔Nov 29, 2018
A Louisiana congressman who serves on the House Agriculture Committee wants to change the way soybean farmers are paid under USDA’s trade-aid program. Rep. Ralph Abraham, a Republican who represents […]

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