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Iowa gov schedules renewable fuels hearing in Des Moines

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota Ag Connection

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad announced Monday he will lead a group of state officials from Iowa and the Midwest to host a public hearing allowing citizens outside of Washington, D.C., the opportunity to testify about Rene…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Support for Renewable Fuels Standard is still warranted

November 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Renewable Fuels Standard was created by Congress in 2005 and required oil companies to add ethanol to gasoline. Beginning with a 4 billion gallon requirement in 2006, the following year President George W. Bush called for increasing the amount of…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Support for Renewable Fuels Standard is still warranted

November 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Renewable Fuels Standard was created by Congress in 2005 and required oil companies to add ethanol to gasoline. Beginning with a 4 billion gallon requirement in 2006, the following year President George W. Bush called for increasing the amount of…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Fighting for ethanol

October 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Producers organize to defend RFS and their industry
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Drought prompts request to suspend ethanol law

July 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

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. Continue Reading

Corn v. Cattle: Renewable fuels mandate taking heat during drought

July 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A deepening drought has exposed some old cracks in the relationship between farmers and cattle producers. Continue Reading