Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Soy Growers Call on President Trump to Support the Renewable Fuel Standard and Rural America

Tue, 08 May 2018 11:25:43 CDT

Soy Growers Call on President Trump to Support the Renewable Fuel Standard and Rural America The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with other agriculture groups, this week sent a letter to President Donald Trump encouraging support for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and in turn, rural America.


The letter praises the President’s April 12 comments on addressing regulatory barriers that prevent year-round sales of higher ethanol blends and also requests that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commit to the statutory level for advanced biofuels for 2019 and provide significant growth for biomass-based diesel in 2020 to address lost gallons on advanced biofuels.


“We urge you to follow through on the needed regulatory fix for higher blends and ensuring the volumes of renewable fuel as the solution to address farmer and refiner concerns without further undercutting the RFS, such as imposing a RIN cap, and causing additional harm to the farm economy,” the letter states.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projects 2018 net farm income will decline by $4.3 billion, resulting in the lowest net farm income, in nominal dollars, since 2006. RFS creates new markets for farmers and new jobs in rural America, and as such, farmers depend on the President’s continued support.


The full letter can be found here.


Source - American Soybean Association



   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall Says Farmers "Perplexed and Outraged" by Farm Bill's Failure  Fri, 18 May 2018 14:30:45 CDT
  • National Association of Wheat Growers Reiterates Farmers Need of Timely Farm Bill Reauthorization  Fri, 18 May 2018 14:28:09 CDT
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018  Fri, 18 May 2018 14:25:32 CDT
  • Friday Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Fri, 18 May 2018 14:16:12 CDT
  • Friday Afternoon Market Wrap-Up with Carson Horn  Fri, 18 May 2018 14:14:11 CDT
  • Oklahoma Farm Bureau President Rodd Moesel Expresses His Shared Disappointment in Farm Bill Fail  Fri, 18 May 2018 14:11:55 CDT
  • National Farmers Union Suggests Farm Bill's Failure a Reflection of Family Farmers' Real Concerns  Fri, 18 May 2018 14:03:45 CDT
  • National Corn Growers Assoc. Urges House Leaders to Quickly Resolve Their Farm Bill Differences  Fri, 18 May 2018 13:55:09 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Livestock Exchange Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Stillwater Milling American Farmers & Ranchers KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association Oklahoma City Farm Show

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    Find more about Weather in Oklahoma City, OK

       
       
    © 2008-2018 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.