Stakeholders from all sides of the Renewable Fuel Standard cautioned federal regulators Tuesday about moving forward with its proposed multi-year set of blending targets for the nation’s biofuel mandate.
When President Joe Biden was sworn into office, the biofuels industry had a handful of campaign trail quotes in its back pocket and a fresh sense of optimism about the federal government’s governance of the biofuels mandate. So far, that optimism hasn’t been met with corresponding action.
Bills introduced in the House and Senate would allow summertime sales of higher ethanol blends, addressing a recent court decision that found the Environmental Protection Agency's waiver allowing year-round sales of E15 exceeded legislative intent.
The Agriculture Department this morning is releasing the strategy it will follow in re-shaping programs and policies to help more farmers shift into “climate-smart” practices and to make money from doing so.
Farm groups are stepping up the pressure on Congress to reject President Joe Biden’s proposals for increasing taxes on capital gains. More than 40 organizations have signed a letter to congressional leaders, saying the proposals threaten the transition to a new generation of farmers.