AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu May 8, 2014 06:55 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Oil Industry Loses Case Challenging EPA's RFS Mandate

A federal appeals court this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency has considerable latitude when it comes to setting the annual Renewable Fuels Standard for different categories of biofuels.

The program had been challenged by Monroe Energy LLC, the American Petroleum Institute and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, which argued the rule was issued retroactively, and that the EPA should have reduced the overall blending target when it reduced the cellulosic ethanol ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
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