• Biodiesel Claims RFS Victory

    Tue. Dec 01, 2015 3:25 PM

    The final RFS is one step in the right direction of stabilizing the biodiesel industry, officials with the National Biodiesel Board said during a news conference Tuesday.

  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy

    Tue. Dec 01, 2015 8:32 AM

    Does planting corn early always pay? Here's what the economists say.

  • RFS Volumes Set

    Mon. Nov 30, 2015 2:57 PM

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released Renewable Fuel Standard biofuels volumes for three years Monday, coming in below the overall volumes set in statute but an increase from the agency's earlier proposal.

  • Macri Plans Soy Export Tax Cut

    Mon. Nov 30, 2015 11:28 AM

    Argentina's president-elect, Mauricio Macri, will follow through on plans to cut the country's soybean export tax by 5 percentage points and all corn and wheat export restrictions from Dec. 10 onward, the next ag minister told Clarin, a local daily news publication.

  • Early Rains Aided Alfalfa Yields

    Mon. Nov 30, 2015 10:49 AM

    Some alfalfa growers may have harvested great yields for the 2015 growing season; however, challenges with early-season rains hurt alfalfa quality in some areas.

  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy

    Fri. Nov 27, 2015 2:33 PM

    A Michigan study suggests you can use soil quality factors to predict a response to gypsum.

  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl

    Fri. Nov 27, 2015 1:51 PM

    To avoid steep exit taxes when retiring from agriculture, readers consider charitable remainder trusts. Here are answers on how to establish one.

  • Soil Health Gaining Traction

    Fri. Nov 27, 2015 11:15 AM

    Soil health is going to get a lot of focus in the coming week. World Soil Day is Dec. 4 and will be celebrated by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Around that time, a new soil-health institute will be launched in the U.S. Meanwhile, the Soil Health Partnership is slowly expanding its reach as well.

  • Waiting on EPA's RFS Rule

    Wed. Nov 25, 2015 5:17 PM

    Last May, EPA announced in a response to litigation by the petroleum industry that the agency would make the call on the renewable fuel blend volumes by Nov. 30. As a result, the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) are expected to be issued before Tuesday.

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