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  • FERC Announces Alternative Dispute Resolution Process for Midwest Propane Situation
      Chad Smith, NAFB News Service   The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission this week announced an alternative dispute resolution process with propane distributors regarding issues in the Midwest. The effort includes pipeline companies, shippers and their representatives
  • GREEN Act Would Extend Renewable Energy Tax Incentives
      Chad Smith, NAFB News Service   A renewable energy bill includes biodiesel tax extenders, although the legislation’s future is uncertain. This week, California Democrat Mike Thompson introduced the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now, or GREEN
  • Weekly Feeder Cattle Report
      Market analyst Ed Czerwien with his weekly feeder cattle report.  
  • Mexico, Canada trade continues to grow, despite uncertainty
      Despite uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), trade between Canada and Mexico flourished during the 2018/2019 marketing year. Both countries set new records for purchases of grain from American suppliers, according to the U.S. Grains Council.
  • USDA Invests in the Expansion of Rural Education and Health Care Access
      WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $42.5 million in 133 distance learning and telemedicine projects (PDF, 238 KB) in 37
  • Growth Energy Celebrates New York’s Move to E15
      Chad Smith, NAFB News Service   Growth Energy calls New York’s move to E15 a “major regulatory victory” that will open the nation’s fourth-largest fuel market to E15 Under a rule finalized Wednesday by the New
  • N.D. 4-H Foundation Recognizes Families, Individuals
      Content and photo courtesy of NDSU Extension Service   The North Dakota 4-H Foundation recognized two 4-H Hall of Fame inductees and three century families during its recent Awards and Donor Recognition Luncheon. The late Erwin
  • E15 Summer Sales up 46 Percent
    Micheal Clements, NAFB News Service   Growth Energy recently announced that summer sales of E15 increased 46 percent in 2019, compared to 2019, on a per-store basis. E15 contains 15 percent ethanol or another renewable biofuel and