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A push to pass trade pact

7/22/2019

Iowa Farm Bureau leaders urge lawmakers to focus on swift approval of proposed trade deal with Mexico and Canada during Capitol Hill visit

‘Stop the Bleed’ training offered at Iowa State Fair

7/22/2019

All too often, it’s a spouse, child or family member who is the first to respond when someone is gravely injured and must wait for an EMS unit

Week of July 15 fuel and energy price update

7/17/2019

As of Tuesday, July 16, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.63 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.04 higher than last week and $.10 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.79, $.04 higher than last week’s price.

Keeping up the pressure on EPA

7/15/2019

Biofuel advocates continue to push for limits to agency's allowance of small refinery waivers.

The oil empire strikes back in biofuel battle

7/15/2019

I’m not a Star Wars geek, but the latest events in the ongoing battle over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) are starting to remind me of the movie “The Empire Strikes Back.”

Week of July 8 fuel and energy price update

7/10/2019

As of Tuesday, July 9, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.59 across Iowa according to AAA. This is the same price as last week and $.16 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.75, $.01 lower than last week’s price.

Week of July 1 fuel and energy price update

7/8/2019

As of Wednesday, July 3, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.59 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.06 higher than last week and $.16 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.76, $.08 higher than last week’s price.

Gaining ground in the carbon reduction market

7/8/2019

Investments by Iowa biodiesel and ethanol plants are improving efficiency and opening markets in California and other states.

Driving down greenhouse gas emissions

7/8/2019

A new USDA study shows that farmers’ productivity has helped reduce greenhouse gas emissions from corn-based ethanol production.

U.S. ethanol exports continue to rise

7/8/2019

Overseas sales are becoming more important to the ethanol industry as domestic inventories of the biofuel grow.

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