Railroads that are critical to agricultural shippers have won some permanent tax relief, while biofuel producers have received extensions of tax benefits that subsidize next-generation products and installation of blender pumps.
New faces will head key departments as the Biden administration takes office Jan. 20, and their actions on regulations affecting agriculture and rural America may differ sharply from the last four years.
Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is in a fight for her political life, running neck and neck with Democrat Theresa Greenfield in a race that has drawn intense interest and a lot of money as Democrats seek to take control of the Senate.
POET, the largest U.S. biofuels company, is shutting down ethanol production at three facilities in Iowa and South Dakota and postponing the opening of another plant that was set to begin producing in Indiana, the company said Tuesday.
Renewable fuel advocates say a final Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule economy rule issued by the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency misses the mark for transitioning to high octane low carbon fuels.
House Democrats are attempting to drive a wedge between rural America and President Donald Trump by blasting the administration over its issuance of exemptions from requirements of the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Iowa voters are signaling strong support for expanding the Renewable Fuel Standard, according to a recent survey commissioned by the Iowa Biodiesel Board that also carries a message for President Donald Trump.