Biofuel: Trump Approves E15 Year-Round and Wants EPA Waivers Fix – DTN

🕔May 9, 2018The White House is ready to allow year-round E15 fuel sales and plans to reallocate ethanol gallons lost as a result of small refinery waivers granted by EPA in recent […]

Ag Trade: USDA Updates Trade Data; China Dispute Weighs on Exports

🕔May 7, 2018Late last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released updated agricultural trade data for the first half of this fiscal year (October – March). Meanwhile, President Trump sent members of his senior […]

Farm Policy: Does Ag. Sec. Perdue Need a Megaphone? – DTN

🕔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 […]

Biofuel: Did EPA Waivers Keep a Billion Gallons of Fuel out of the Supply Chain? – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2018Waivers granted to small refineries in 2016 and 2017 may have prevented about 1.6 billion gallons of biofuels from entering the fuel supply, according to a new analysis of EPA […]

EPA: Pruitt Beats No Alternative says Republican Senator – DTN

🕔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 […]

RFS Waivers: EPA Underfire, Ethanol Futures Drop, RIN Market is “Cratering” – DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2018Damage may have been done to ethanol and corn markets by waivers granted to refiners in recent years, but one ethanol industry official said it’s too soon to know the […]

Biofuel Groups Happy that EPA Rewriting Some Emission Standards – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2018With the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard in question, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may be opening another avenue to expand the role of ethanol in the nation’s fuel […]

Renewable Fuel Standard: EPA’s Back Door Waiver is Starting to Smell – DTN

🕔Apr 4, 2018The Environmental Protection Agency has opened its own “back-door waiver” to the Renewable Fuel Standard by granting retroactive exemptions to RFS obligations to more than a dozen small refiners, including […]

Farm Bill: SNAP – Chairman Conaway, Ranking Member Peterson Offer Perspective

🕔Mar 27, 2018On Saturday, House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R., Tex.) delivered a speech to the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers at their 2018 Convention in Ft Worth.  And on Monday, […]

Section 199 Tax Mess Getting Untangled, But Also Held Hostage

🕔Mar 14, 2018It looks like Congress has a possible fix to the Section 199A cooperative deduction in the recently passed tax bill.  However, the fix is being stalled in the Senate. The […]

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