Jun 3, 2021

UN: Global Food Prices Surge to Near Decade High

Continued advance risks accelerating broader inflation

May 28, 2021

Legislation Extends Biodiesel Tax Credit

Bills would provide biodiesel and renewable diesel industry certainty for additional three years

May 26, 2021

Senators Introduce RFS Integrity Act of 2021

Bill would provide more certainty by bringing transparency and predictability to EPA's small refinery exemption process

May 21, 2021

EPA to Keep Biofuel Mandates Steady Due to Pandemic

Would spare U.S. refining industry added costs associated with usual annual expansion

May 20, 2021

Court Vacates Last-Minute RFS Waivers

Producers say waivers reduced biofuel demand by 4 billion gallons over past few years

May 4, 2021

EPA Asks Court to Vacate Last-Minute Refinery Exemptions

If allowed to stand, exemptions could have erased demand for another 260M gallons of low-carbon renewable fuels

Apr 27, 2021

Indiana Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring E15 Label

Bill would require additional labeling for gas pumps in the state that distribute E15

Apr 27, 2021

Biofuels Coalition Readies for Oral Arguments in Supreme Court

Biofuels Coalition will share time during Tuesday’s oral arguments with U.S. Department of Justice

Apr 23, 2021

U.S.-Japan Ties Strengthen with Biden/Suga Meeting

Japan has been a steady, reliable customer of U.S. feed grains, and more recently, ethanol

Apr 19, 2021

Biden Nominates USDA Climate Advisor

Robert Bonnie will soon be heading all farm support programs

Apr 16, 2021

White House Releases Infrastructure Fact Sheets

State-by-state sheets highlight number of bridges and miles of road in poor condition

Apr 14, 2021

Biden Administration Requests Boost to Ag Funding

Request calls for 16% increase, a jump of $3.8B to $27.8B

Apr 9, 2021

NGFA Urges DoD to Reinstate Inland Waterways Users Board

The department is evaluating more than 40 federal advisory groups

Apr 6, 2021

Washington Man Pleads Guilty to $244 Million Ghost-Cattle Scam

Charged companies the costs of purchasing and feeding cattle that did not actually exist

Apr 2, 2021

Vilsack Calls for TPA Renewal

Trade Promotion Authority allows representatives to enter trade discussions with negotiating objectives, priorities already agreed upon by Congress

Mar 31, 2021

Biden Unveils $2T Infrastructure Plan

Plan aims to revitalize U.S. transportation infrastructure, water systems, broadband and manufacturing

Mar 25, 2021

EPA Extends RFS Compliance Deadlines

Parties must submit 2020 compliance documentation by January 31, 2022

Mar 17, 2021

Senate Confirms Top U.S. Trade Representative

Katherine Tai will be President Biden’s chief trade negotiator

Photo by Karolina Grabowska

Mar 12, 2021

EPA Considers Combining 2020/2021 Biofuel Blending Proposals

Proposals outline how many gallons of biofuels refining industry must blend into transportation fuel

Mar 12, 2021

FACA Testifies on Opportunities to Tackle Climate Change

Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance testified before U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry on agriculture, food and forestry sectors’ role in delivering climate solutions

Mar 11, 2021

Shipping Slowdown Impacts 20% of U.S. Agriculture

Congress demands action by Maritime Commission on ag exports

Mar 11, 2021

Senate Confirms Biden EPA Pick

Michael Regan will play central role in Biden administration’s plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Mar 10, 2021

Biofuels Bills Introduced in Washington

Legislation would increase access to biofuels and recognize environmental benefits

Mar 8, 2021

U.S., EU to Suspend Tariffs for Four Months

Removes tariff barrier on U.S. hard red spring wheat imports by EU countries

Photo by David Dibert | Pexels

Mar 2, 2021

Vilsack: Partners Need to Adhere to USMCA Pledges

Pact with Canada and Mexico is already showing cracks

Mar 2, 2021

USDA Names Two Senior Advisors

Dr. Dewayne Goldmon is named Senior Advisor, Racial Equity; Andy Green as Senior Advisor, Fair and Competitive Markets

Feb 26, 2021

Ag Secretary Prioritizes Expanding Exports

Vilsack also seeks to expand COVID-19 pandemic support for rural America

Feb 24, 2021

Tom Vilsack Confirmed as Ag Secretary

Industry reacts to bipartisan confirmation of Vilsack's second stint heading USDA

Feb 23, 2021

EPA Sides with Ethanol Industry in Court Case

Lawsuit is headed to arguments before U.S. Supreme Court this spring

Feb 23, 2021

Cargill CEO on Politics & Pandemic

David MacLennan worries about income inequality, government policies that stymie economic growth

Photo: Cargill

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Marketwatch: May, 28

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 7.6273
high: 7.741
low: 7.6223
close: 7.7113

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 16.9414
high: 17.1044
low: 16.9237
close: 16.9795

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 11.718
high: 11.9549
low: 11.658
close: 11.7977

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 10.8628
high: 11.0906
low: 10.8128
close: 10.9646