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Ag leaders push for FB issues

9/16/2019

Group urges passage of USMCA and changes in biofuel policies in visit to Washington, D.C.

Iowa leaders advocate for refinery waiver reform

9/16/2019

Iowa Sens. Charles Grassley and Joni Ernst, along with Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, met late last week with President Trump as the White House works to soothe the anger over refinery waivers.

Week of September 9 fuel and energy price update

9/11/2019

As of Tuesday, September 10, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.40 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.01 lower than last week and $.30 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.57, holding steady at last week’s price.

Hill urges members to speak up for policy priorities

9/9/2019

Severe challenges to farm profitability make it critical for members to stand up for Farm Bureau priorities.

Urgent passage of trade deals, undermining the RFS lead discussions at 2019 Iowa Farm Bureau Summer Policy Conference

9/6/2019

Iowa Farm Bureau members met in West Des Moines this week to develop the legislative policy direction on issues important to its statewide membership.

Week of September 3 fuel and energy price update

9/4/2019

As of Tuesday, September 3, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.41 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.02 lower than last week and $.30 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.57, $.01 lower than last week’s price.

Farm frustration being noticed

9/3/2019

Bill Northey, a USDA official, says the White House realizes refinery waivers hurt farmers.

Week of August 26 fuel and energy price update

8/28/2019

As of Tuesday, August 27, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.43 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.04 lower than last week and $.29 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.58, $.02 lower than last week’s price.

Anger builds over refinery waivers

8/26/2019

Trump administration scrambles to find a solution as biofuel leaders blast the EPA's move to ease oil refiners' biofuel blending requirements.

Week of August 19 fuel and energy price update

8/21/2019

As of Tuesday, August 20, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.47 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.02 lower than last week and $.15 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.60, $.04 lower than last week’s price.

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