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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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  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
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  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
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