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Week of November 11 fuel and energy price update

11/13/2019

As of Tuesday, November 13, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.44 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices fell $.01 from last week’s price and $.07 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.61, down $.01 from last week’s price.

Propane woes

11/11/2019

State ag officials and industry representatives work to find solutions to shortages of the critical fuel at harvest.

Comments due on RFS proposal

11/11/2019

IFBF urges members to make comments on the EPA biofuel plan that would allow for continued abuse of refinery waivers.

Pushing to extend biodiesel tax credit

11/11/2019

A tax credit extension would create jobs in Iowa, boost the state’s farm economy and help the environment, supporters say.

Week of November 4 fuel and energy price update

11/6/2019

As of Tuesday, November 6, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.45 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices held steady at last week’s price and $.17 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.62, up $.01 from last week’s price.

EPA’s broken promises spark anger in Iowa

11/4/2019

It’s been my observation over the years that the essence of Iowa agriculture is making commitments and keeping them.

Harvest snagged by propane shortages

11/4/2019

Farmers face long lines and rationing as they scramble to secure propane to dry wet corn coming in from the field.

EPA’s biofuels proposal a broken promise

11/4/2019

The agency’s proposal on biofuel volumes would add more uncertainty to an already struggling farm economy, an IFBF representative says.

Reynolds signs proclamation easing propane delivery rules

10/31/2019

Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation temporarily suspending certain regulatory provisions pertaining to hours of service for the delivery of propane.

Week of October 28 fuel and energy price update

10/30/2019

As of Tuesday, October 29, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.45 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.01 higher than last week and $.23 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.61, down $.02 from last week’s price

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