Republican senators from key biofuel states and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds each wrote EPA over its plan to account for small-refinery exemptions. Senators questioned EPA's method for offsetting the exemptions and stated the biofuels industry does not believe EPA has offered a good-faith effort to achieve 15 billion gallons of biofuel volumes.
A report on the Market Facilitation Program released Tuesday by
Senate Democrats challenges USDA's trade aid, arguing the highest payments went
to Southern farmers who grow cotton while USDA also ignored typical protocols
such as limits on payment caps.
See DTN Ag News. BTrade Aid Disparity Claims ...
Three contest entries broke the 200-bushel barrier this year; the
National Wheat Yield Contest also continues to recognize growers who far exceed
See DTN Ag News. BThe Wonder of Wheat ...
Corn harvested was 66% this past week, 19 percentage points behind
the five-year average. Soybeans harvested was 85%, 7 percentage points behind
See DTN Ag News. 1^USDA Weekly Crop Progress...
There continues to be doubts about whether Congress will pass an
extension of the biodiesel blenders tax credit.
See DTN Ag News. 7^Uncertainty Slows Industry...
DTN looks at the rankings for House Agriculture Committee members
going into the 2020 election.
See DTN Ag News. B2020 House Election Forecast ...
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