The EPA received pushback on its Renewable Fuel Standard proposal for 2023 to 2025, as farmers and biofuel producers told the agency during a public hearing Tuesday that investments in soybean crush plants would be in jeopardy with the proposal.
On Thursday, GOP lawmakers in both chambers of Congress introduced resolutions of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act. All 48 Republicans in the Senate joined in that chamber. In the House, a resolution was introduced with 152 GOP members, including every Republican member of the House Agriculture Committee.
On Thursday afternoon, a disturbance continued to produce widespread precipitation across the South, including some wintry mix in the central Delta. At the same time, another arctic front was pushing south through the North-Central states with a burst of cold air into the Upper Midwest. » More DTN Weather Commentary
Farmers at the No-till on the Plains winter meeting highlighted how regenerative practices help them reduce costs and improve productivity. Ohio Farmer David Brandt, who was honored at the event with a Legacy Award, said more conventional farmers would save money if they put a greater emphasis on protecting their fields from soil erosion and reducing fertilizer losses from their fields in the process.