NEWS
EPA Holding Hearing on RFS
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Dec 4, 2013 04:27 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Iowa has a lot to lose with the proposed cuts to the Renewable Fuel Standard, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad told reporters Wednesday as all sides in the debate prepare for a hearing hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Branstad is expected to be among those people testifying to the EPA on its proposal. Iowa leads the nation in corn, ethanol and biodiesel production. The RFS has brought economic prosperity to agriculture, Branstad said.

"I was governor during the farm crisis in the '80s," he said. "I know what can happen when you have agriculture depression."

EPA's proposed ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Ethanol Stocks at 16 1/2-Month High
CARB Issues Biodiesel Proposal
Ethanol Briefs
June D6 RINs Down 1.2%
Australian Man Guilty of RIN Fraud
Biofuels in Navy Fuel Procurement
Final 2014 RFS Release 'Imminent'
DOT to Phase Out Old Railcars
EIA: Ethanol Production at 5-Week High
Advanced Biofuels Grants Named