The planned 65 million-gallon-per-year Dakota Spirit AgEnergy LLC ethanol biorefinery near Jamestown, N.D., has been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Renewable Fuel Standard 2 certification.
Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen declared on Feb. 6 that the American ethanol industry’s “greatest challenge” is the oil industry’s campaign to end the Renewable Fuel Standard, but he and other speakers at the National Ethanol Conference also acknowledged that the industry faces a range of other problems.
FARGO, N.D. — The top lobbyist for the National Turkey Federation thinks national standards for egg-laying cages won’t make it into a multi-year farm bill, and similar efforts may be “running out of steam.”
CHICAGO — Livestock and poultry producers formally asked the Obama administration Monday to suspend the nation’s renewable fuels standard because it is causing “severe economic harm” as corn prices surged to a record.
ELIZABETH CAMPBELL AND MARIO PARKER
, July 31, 2012
The wheat markets traded mostly lower. For the week ending May 31, July Minneapolis fell 33.5 cents, September Minneapolis was down 30 cents, July Chicago was down 36.25 cents, September Chicago lost 33.75 cents, July Kansas City fell 35 cents, and September Kansas City was down 34 cents.
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