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Week of January 20 fuel and energy price update

1/23/2020

As of Wednesday, Jan. 22, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.35 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices fell $.03 from last week’s price and $.30 higher than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.54 down $.03 from last week’s price.

Better times ahead for biofuel

1/20/2020

Advocates see increased domestic and international demand for ethanol, biodiesel.

Government oversight office to review waivers

1/20/2020

Biofuel advocates applauded the review of the small refinery waivers that have taken a bite out of renewable fuel demand.

USDA unveils program to boost higher biofuel blends

1/20/2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public input on a program to expand retail infrastructure to promote higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel by offering incentives to retailers.

Fuel retailers earn Ethanol, Biodiesel Marketing Awards

1/20/2020

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the 2020 Renewable Fuels Marketing Awards to Elliott Oil Company of Ottumwa and Diamond Oil Company of Des Moines last week at the FuelIOWA Annual Meeting.

Week of January 13 fuel and energy price update

1/15/2020

As of Wednesday, January 15, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.38 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices fell $.03 from last week’s price and $.35 higher than one year ago. The national average on Thursday was $2.57 down $.03 from last week’s price.

Tax credit boosts biodiesel

1/13/2020

Iowa biodiesel makers say tax credit restoration will boost balance sheets, create rural jobs.

U.S. pork exports set monthly record

1/13/2020

Beef lags in monthly USDA report compiled by U.S. Meat Export Federation.

Iowa Farm Bureau's legislative priorities in 2020 | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 30

1/13/2020

January 13 marks the beginning of Iowa’s 2020 legislative session, and this episode features a preview of Iowa Farm Bureau’s legislative priorities in 2020, along with an update (from Iowa DNR Water Quality Resource Coordinator Adam Schnieders) on the significant progress that’s being made on one evergreen priority: protecting and improving Iowa’s water quality.

Week of January 6 fuel and energy price update

1/8/2020

As of Wednesday, January 8, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.41 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices rose $.03 from last week’s price and $.44 higher than one year ago. The national average on Thursday was $2.60, up $.01 from last week’s price.

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