Governor Disappointed In RFS Announcement

Statewide Iowa — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that they’re granting 31 small refinery waiver exemptions from the biofuel blending requirements under the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Read more

Ag Markets Pull Back Out Of Big Lows

(IABRN) — Market prices took a dive, after Chinese officials announced intentions to halt all United States grain purchases. Grain markets, on Thursday, finally found the strength to pull themselves out of big lows.

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Mid-Year Meat Exports To Mexico And Asia Strong

Beef and pork exports remain strong, especially to Mexico, China, South Korea and Taiwan. The real numbers to benchmark what could be our highs and potential for continued strong demand from Asia and Mexico.

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August Recess Further Delays USMCA Ratification

(IABRN) – Several commodity organizations hoped to see a finalized U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USCMA) ahead of the August recess. However, Congressional leaders have vacated Washington, D.C., and will not return until after Labor Day.

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EU Beef Deal Is Misleading

It appears the United States cut a deal with the European Union to sell more American beef to countries contained within. That is not the case, says a representative of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA).
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