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Washington Insider-- Monday
Mon Dec 9, 2013 06:08 AM CST

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

Senate Hearing Scheduled to Discuss Renewable Fuels Standard

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has scheduled a hearing Wednesday on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that will feature officials from both the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy. Also testifying will be pro-renewable fuels group Growth Energy and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, an anti-ethanol organization. The stated purpose of the hearing is to "examine the status and effectiveness of federal policies that implement the federal renewable fuel ...

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  • UAVs Taking Flight in Ag The FAA this month began accelerating its exemption approvals for companies testing the skies wit...
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  • Drought Recovery March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
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