Biofuel Reallocation Possible – Don’t Celebrate Just Yet – DTN

🕔Sep 18, 2019Recent media reports outlining a possible agreement on the Renewable Fuel Standard may sound promising for the biofuels industry and agriculture, but Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told agriculture journalists on […]

Biofuels: Progress on Tentative Blending Agreement

🕔Sep 17, 2019Reuters writers Stephanie Kelly and Jarrett Renshaw reported last week that, “White House officials on Wednesday urged U.S. biofuel producers and oil refiners to accept a deal to lift biofuel […]

Clean Water Act Rule Is Dead – DTN

🕔Sep 13, 2019Farm groups declared victory Thursday after the Trump administration formally ended the 2015 waters of the U.S. rule. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, along with the Army Corps of Engineers, announced […]

Trump’s Biofuels Plan Falls Short of Expectations

🕔Sep 9, 2019Reuters writers Chris Prentice and Stephanie Kelly reported late last week that, “U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency officials late Thursday to consider a plan that […]

Farm Show: “We still need trade, not aid. – DTN

🕔Aug 28, 2019While farmers admire the latest agriculture machinery this week, leaders of national commodity groups at the Farm Progress Show are talking about demand and looking for the upside in pending […]

Ag Trade: U.S., Japan Reach a Deal… ‘in Principle’

🕔Aug 28, 2019Wall Street Journal writer Rebecca Ballhaus reported earlier this week that, “President Trump said Sunday the U.S. and Japan had reached a trade deal ‘in principle’ that would pave the […]

Ag Trade: Japan Agrees to Buy U.S. Corn, Wheat – DTN

🕔Aug 28, 2019President Donald Trump and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Sunday that the two countries have reached a trade deal that will involve large Japanese purchases of U.S. corn and […]

Trump Looks at Biofuel-Blending Quotas to Mitigate Fallout from Waivers

🕔Aug 27, 2019Recall that earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted 31 small refinery biofuel waivers for 2018.  Trump administration officials then huddled early last week to consider how to contain negative […]

Trade Damage Estimate: How Did USDA Get Its Numbers?

🕔Aug 23, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the USDA Office of the Chief Economist has published a detailed accounting of how estimated damage from trade disruptions was calculated […]

Trump Mulls Policy Options After Biofuels Waiver Backlash

🕔Aug 21, 2019Reuters writers Jarrett Renshaw and Humeyra Pamuk reported this week that, “President Donald Trump’s administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after […]

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