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Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley last week raised concerns that U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has commissioned a “hastily developed” study of the reliability of the electric grid that appears “geared to undermine” the wind energy industry.
Summit Agricultural Group announced plans to host the 2017 Iowa Ag Summit on Aug. 5 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.
As of Tuesday, May 16th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.25 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.02 from last week and $.07 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.34, holding steady at last week’s price.
High levels of vomitoxin being found in grain across the eastern Corn Belt, including eastern Iowa, could potentially cause problems for ethanol plants and livestock feeders
These are all good signals that gas stations can get the green light to offer drivers the benefits of E15 every day of the year. Now let’s hope that lawmakers and regulators can bring some common sense and year-round E15 to the finish line.
As of Tuesday, May 9th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.23 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.08 from last week and $.10 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.34, down $.03 from last week’s price.
Sonny Perdue won over Iowa farmers with an enthusiastic speech pledging strong support for trade and renewable fuels last week during his first visit to the state since becoming U.S. secretary of agriculture.
There’s a tankful of good news, and some frustrating news, these days about the drive to offer motorists the opportunity to choose E15 at the pump.
Kwik Trip last week announced its move to join other major fuel retailers in offering E15 — a biofuel that contains 15 percent ethanol — to its customers in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill and other Iowa agriculture leaders and elected officials are energized by the Trump administration’s renewed pledge for trade and renewable energy, following the first Iowa visit for new U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.