Farm Economy: 2 Events Had Long Term Impact on Corn Prices – Commentary

🕔Feb 7, 2019With the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill in the rearview mirror, it’s an appropriate time to look at farm bills and other factors that have an impact on the […]

President Trump Signs Farm Bill into Law – Ag Groups React – DTN

🕔Dec 24, 2018Mick Henderson, board chairman for the Renewable Fuels Association and general manager of a Kentucky ethanol plant, was among the large group of people tied to farm groups and related […]

U.S. Legislation Fails Farmers by Ignoring Low Price-Elasticity – Commentary

🕔Aug 23, 2018The most important piece of legislation affecting the prosperity of the US agricultural sector has not been the 3 farm bills (2002, 2008, and 2014) passed by Congress in the […]

Biodiesel and Petroleum Groups Challenge RFS Volumes – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2017A biofuels group and two petroleum interest groups have asked a federal appeals court to review the final 2017-2018 biodiesel volumes in the Renewable Fuels Standard published in the Federal […]

Senate Committee Questions Biofuel Policies and RFS – DTN

🕔Feb 25, 2016Members of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday drew lines in the sand on the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard — mainly along party lines […]

RFS: Outlook for Conventional Biofuels Is Brighter Than You Think

🕔Dec 30, 2015Editor’s Note: This article has been modified from the original version published on December 30, 2015. The last sentence of the article was changed to make clear the distinction between […]

Biofuels: Why is the Price of Biodiesel RINs Plummeting?

🕔Sep 11, 2015After the EPA issued its long-awaited proposal for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 RFS mandates on May 29, 2015, the price of D4 biodiesel RINs increased slightly while the price […]

Ethanol: Volumetric or Fractional RFS Standards – What’s the Difference?

🕔Jun 11, 2015In a farmdoc daily article last week, we analyzed whether the ethanol mandates recently proposed by the EPA for 2015 and 2016 were high enough to provide a “push” for […]

Ethanol: RFS Volume Debate Continues as Clock Ticks Down – DTN

🕔May 7, 2015As the clock ticks down to EPA’s promised announcement on the Renewable Fuels Standard, everyone is offering EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy some last-minute counseling on just where her agency should […]

Biofuels: Senators Urge for RFS to Continue Industry Growth – DTN

🕔Apr 23, 2015The biofuels industry received a boost from a bipartisan group of United States senators who on Thursday leaned on EPA to finalize a Renewable Fuels Standard that sparks continued growth […]

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