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 […]

Ethanol Plant Builder Steps Up with RIN Plan – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018Jeff 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 […]

NAFTA – Trump Uses Steel, Aluminum Tariffs as Bargaining Chips

🕔Mar 6, 2018Wall Street Journal writer William Mauldin reported on Monday that, “President Donald Trump on Monday sought to use his threat to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports as leverage […]

Biofuels: Possible Trade-Off Deal Could Mean “Catastrophic” Results -DTN

🕔Mar 2, 2018In a so-called grand bargain — ethanol receives year-round E15 sales in exchange for a cap on the price of biofuel credits at 10 cents — ethanol, biodiesel and other […]

Soy & Corn: Fears of Retaliation from Trump Policies – DTN

🕔Mar 2, 2018As the Commodity Classic show and expo wrapped up, farmers walked away worried they were seeing demand being undercut for both corn and soybeans because of different policy choices. Farmers […]

Ethanol: The Grand Bargain? Trading an E15 RVP Waiver for a RINs Price Cap

🕔Mar 2, 2018Discussions about the future of the RFS reached a fever pitch this week. A high-level meeting at the White House was held, with President Trump presiding and Senators from Iowa […]

Commodity Classic: Ag Sec Perdue Voices Support of Ethanol and Corn Growers – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue defended his support for the Renewable Fuel Standard on Wednesday as he spoke to farmers at Commodity Classic, making it clear that President Donald Trump “unequivocally” […]

RFS Changes: ‘No Deal’ in Washington

🕔Mar 1, 2018No deal was struck between senators and the Trump administration Tuesday at a White House meeting centered on proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard, but two Iowa Republican senators […]

Ag Groups: Leave RFS Alone – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2018With 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: Fixing the RFS is Getting Easier and Easier

🕔Feb 16, 2018There has been no shortage of ideas in recent months about how to “fix” the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). These include application of the various waiver authorities under the RFS, […]

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