AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider
Thu Aug 28, 2014 06:07 PM CDT

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

OMB CONDUCTING FINAL REVIEW OF 2014 RENEWABLE FUELS STANDARD

The Environmental Protection Agency has forwarded its proposed Renewable Fuels Standard to the White House Office of Management and Budget for a final review, and many industry observers say they doubt that OMB will make many substantive changes to the proposed rule.

The renewable fuels industry and its representatives in Congress are said to be lobbying for the administration to increase EPA's proposed 15.21 billion gallon RFS for 2014, but most analysts ...

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  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • $3 Corn Subdues Bids March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
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  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
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