Ag News

  • Ethanol Group Argues SREs Before Court

    Growth Energy asked a federal court on Friday to direct EPA to reallocate biofuel gallons lost to small-refinery exemptions in 2018, adding them to the 2019 renewable volume obligations.
  • Derecho-Damaged Crops Slowly Disappear

    A challenging harvest is underway for Midwest farmers who face down corn, lodged soybeans and debris-filled fields.
  • EPA: Insecticide Risk on Diet, Handling

    EPA on Tuesday took the first of a series of actions on the insecticide chlorpyrifos.
  • View From the Cab

    This week, DTN's View From the Cab farmers find themselves wishing rains would go away to allow harvest to proceed.
  • Take Care With Tractors, Machinery

    With this week being National Farm Safety and Health Week, farmers are reminded to obey safety procedures when operating machinery this fall. Tractor rollovers, PTO entanglements and falls are all hazards people face as they work in the fields or on the roads.
  • State AGs Oppose Swine Slaughter Rule

    A federal court will consider motions for summary judgement in a lawsuit challenging a USDA rule that reduces the number of federal inspectors and eliminates maximum line speeds at swine processing plants.
  • Ethanol, Ag Urge Trump Biofuels Action

    Ethanol and agriculture groups say the Trump administration still has not fulfilled a number of promises made to the biofuels industry.
  • EPA's Dicamba To-Do List

    EPA has multiple dicamba formulations and products to consider, and Bayer is working to offset the financial risk of growers waiting on the agency's decision.
  • Politics of CCC Fund Flare Up

    The fight over funding for the Commodity Credit Corp. has ramped up in rhetoric as Republicans say farm bill programs are at risk if the fund isn't topped off in a continuing resolution to fund the federal government. Democrats say the fund is increasingly being used for political purposes, such as President Donald Trump announcing a new $14 billion aid program at a campaign rally in Wisconsin.
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