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Market to Market (April 25, 2014)

posted on April 25, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Market to Market (April 25, 2014)
Full Program: Native Americans join the fracas over a proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline. A pair of private reports praise and pan the outlook for the next generation of ethanol. Savvy entrepreneurs discover a lucrative market for “greens and gills”... Full Story

Battle Over Ethanol Continues

posted on April 25, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Battle Over Ethanol Continues
Two conflicting reports released this week indicate the battle over ethanol is far from over. Full Story

BNSF plans to upgrade tanker fleet after accidents

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:40 PM

BNSF Railway Co. said it intends to buy a fleet of 5,000 strengthened tank cars to haul oil and ethanol in a move that would set a higher benchmark for safety within an industry that's seen multiple major accidents. Full Story

Push for Ethanol Continues as President Leaves Biofuels out of State of the Union

posted on February 3, 2014 at 8:43 AM

Push for Ethanol Continues as President Leaves Biofuels out of State of the Union
The final push before the comment period on cuts to RFS ethanol mandates closed Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Bob Dinneen joined Iowa Governor Terry Brandstad and IRFA Executive Director Monte Shaw for the 8th annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit. T.... Full Story

Market to Market (January 31, 2014)

posted on January 31, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Market to Market (January 31, 2014)
Full Program: The law authorizing nearly a trillion dollars in spending on farm and nutrition programs moves one step closer to fruition. President Obama unveils his vision for U.S. energy production – much to the chagrin of ethanol supporters. Iowa farmers... Full Story

Ethanol Supporters Attend Hearing in the Heartland

posted on January 24, 2014 at 5:57 PM

Ethanol Supporters Attend Hearing in the Heartland
The Obama administration sent shockwaves through the Corn Belt late last year when it proposed cutting the federal mandate to blend ethanol into U.S. gasoline supplies. The plan has drawn sharp criticism from biofuels supporters who claim the... Full Story

Experts Fear Erosion of Record Iowa Farmland Values

posted on December 13, 2013 at 11:56 AM

The 2013 Iowa Land Value Survey says farmland values rose 5.1 percent from last year, setting another record. Full Story

Market to Market (December 6, 2013)

posted on December 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Market to Market (December 6, 2013)
Full Program: The U.S. trade deficit improves modestly, but agricultural exports soar to an all-time high. The EPA gets an earful on its plan to reduce the amount of ethanol in America’s fuel supply. Christmas Tree growers look for a solution to root rot in the... Full Story

EPA Holds Hearing on Cutting Renewable Fuel Standard

posted on December 6, 2013 at 5:59 PM

EPA Holds Hearing on Cutting Renewable Fuel Standard
The Environmental Protection Agency held a hearing this week on a proposal to reduce the amount of ethanol to be blended into U.S. gasoline. Full Story

Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout

posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:58 AM

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)
Full Program: A series of tornadoes cuts a path of death of destruction in the Midwest. The Obama Administration proposes reducing the amount of ethanol in America’s fuel. In America’s Dairyland, producers discover there’s nothing quite as sweet as sugar... Full Story

Iowa Defends Renewable Fuel Standard

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:44 PM

Iowa Defends Renewable Fuel Standard
The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, proposed reducing the amount of renewable fuels blended into America’s gasoline and diesel supplies next year by nearly 3 billion gallons. Full Story

Market to Market (November 15, 2013)

posted on November 15, 2013 at 7:49 PM

Market to Market (November 15, 2013)
Full Program: The Environmental Protection Agency releases its renewable fuels production requirements for 2014. Prior to EPA's announcement, however, the Associated Press releases a scathing report on ethanol. Renewable fuels advocates fire back with a few... Full Story

Renewable Fuels Advocates Respond to Associated Press Reports Criticizing Ethanol

posted on November 15, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Renewable Fuels Advocates Respond to Associated Press Reports Criticizing Ethanol
Washington responded to soaring gasoline prices by including a Renewable Fuels Standard, or RFS, in the 2005 Energy Bill. The RFS established an ethanol production mandate requiring 4 billion gallons of the renewable fuel be blended with gasoline... Full Story

Market to Market (June 28, 2013)

posted on June 28, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Market to Market (June 28, 2013)
Full Program: By choosing not to rule, the Supreme Court paves the way for increased blends of ethanol. The Senate approves a measure creating a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. The Agriculture Department’s latest stocks and acreage... Full Story
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