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As of Monday, Sept. 11th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.54 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down 1 cent from last week and $.32 higher than one year ago. The national average on Monday was $2.68, up $.02 from last week’s price.
OK, now I can admit it. I was tempted to slip up a time or two this summer and fill up my car with E15 instead of the normal 10 percent blend.
Vietnam will resume imports of U.S. distillers dried grains (DDGS), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced last week.
As of Tuesday, Sept. 5th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.55 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.20 from last week and $.32 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.66, up $.26 from last week’s price.
The American Farm Bureau Federation is giving the Environmental Protection Agency a thumbs-up for its proposal to keep the 2018 conventional biofuels level at 15 billion gallons, as called for in the Renewable Fuel Standard.
After slamming farms and ranches on the Texas Gulf Coast last week, Hurricane Harvey will continue to have far-reaching and lingering impacts for crops and livestock in Texas and across the country.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to reduce the level of advanced biofuels required in the Renewable Fuel Standard will undermine the goals set by Congress to increase market access for biofuels and slow the development of soybean-based biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol, the Iowa Farm Bureau said last week in official comments on the RFS.
On Aug. 29, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) posted changes on its website and began outreach to carriers of anhydrous ammonia that a Hazardous Materials Safety Permit (HMSP) is no longer required when domestically transporting anhydrous ammonia.
As of Tuesday, Aug. 29th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.35 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.05 from last week and $.08 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.40, up $.06 from last week’s price.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently released Proposed Volume Standards for 2018, and the Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2019. This proposal includes volume requirements for cellulosic biofuel, advanced biofuel, biomass-based diesel and total renewable fuel for 2018.