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Midwest Governor Skeptical EPA will Meet E15 Deadline
Midwest Governor Skeptical EPA will Meet E15 Deadline Crops | 02/25/2019

The Trump administration has pledged to finish a proposal allowing year-round E15 sales by the summer driving season, but one Midwestern governor is skeptical.

E-Commerce Compressing Margins for Ag Retailers
E-Commerce Compressing Margins for Ag Retailers Crops | 02/24/2019

Online agricultural retail startups are compressing margins for traditional ag retailers through increased competition and price transparency.

Mexico is essential market for Kansas wheat farmers
Mexico is essential market for Kansas wheat farmers Crops | 02/23/2019

The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to assess and report to Congress on the environmental and resource conservation impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard program by March 2020.

EPA to Conduct RFS Study
EPA to Conduct RFS Study Crops | 02/22/2019

The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to assess and report to Congress on the environmental and resource conservation impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard program by March 2020.

RFA Presents Industry Award to East Kansas Agri-Energy
RFA Presents Industry Award to East Kansas Agri-Energy Crops | 02/14/2019

The Renewable Fuels Association is pleased to announce its 2019 Industry Award is being awarded to East Kansas Agri-Energy (EKAE), an ethanol and renewable diesel biorefinery in Garnett, Kan.

Market Facilitation Program Deadline Thursday
Market Facilitation Program Deadline Thursday Crops | 02/13/2019

The deadline for farmers to sign up for the Market Facilitation Program is Thursday.

Researchers study precision ag’s effect on USDA forecasts
Researchers study precision ag’s effect on USDA forecasts Crops | 02/13/2019

A flood of precision agriculture technology to America’s farm fields over the past two decades has created an abundance of information, a mixed blessing for such agencies as the U.S. Department of Agriculture as it tracks the country’s crop production....

National Toast to Farmers Friday
National Toast to Farmers Friday Crops | 02/12/2019

Coors is brewing up a national toast to farmers this Friday, promising “more details to come” on Twitter. So far, little information has emerged, but in the Tweet Sunday, Coors says “Let’s all raise a cold one to the hard...

USDA Releases Shutdown-delayed Reports
USDA Releases Shutdown-delayed Reports Crops | 02/09/2019

The Department of Agriculture’s backlog of reports delayed from the government shutdown overall provided a neutral outlook.

Soybean Growers Want Trade Resolution Before March 1
Soybean Growers Want Trade Resolution Before March 1 Crops | 02/08/2019

The American Soybean Association says trade talks are good, soybean purchases are good, but lifting the tariff that China slapped on U.S. soybean imports would be better.

Feed the Future Innovation Lab builds connections, will manage project
Feed the Future Innovation Lab builds connections, will manage project Crops | 02/08/2019

Scientists and leaders from Kansas State University announced last week the creation of a unique project that brings together soybean growers in the United States and fish farms in Cambodia to build sustainable food and trade networks.

China Buys U.S. Soybeans Following Trade Meeting
China Buys U.S. Soybeans Following Trade Meeting Crops | 02/05/2019

China continues to purchase U.S. soybeans with a more than one million metric ton buy on Friday, and another 600,000 metric ton purchase reported Monday.