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Week of June 26 fuel and energy price update

6/28/2017

As of Tuesday, June 27th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.16 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.04 from last week and $.12 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.25, down $.03 from last week’s price.

Ag briefs: June 28, 2017

6/26/2017

Agriculture groups are praising President Donald Trump’s nomination of Gregg Doud, president of the Commodity Markets Council, to be the chief agricultural negotiator in the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) office.

Week of June 19 fuel and energy price update

6/21/2017

As of Tuesday, June 20th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.20 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.05 from last week and $.10 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.28, down $.04 from last week’s price.

Corn use for ethanol begins to slow down

6/19/2017

The corn grind for ethanol has not had its usual seasonal bounce this year.

Bill would end calendar restrictions on E15 sales

6/19/2017

During a U.S. Senate committee hearing last week ethanol advocates said that allowing year-round sales of E15 would help the environment, aid farmers and provide an opening for cellulosic ethanol.

Week of June 12 fuel and energy price update

6/14/2017

As of Tuesday, June 13th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.25 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.04 from last week and $.07 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.32, down $.04 from last week’s price.

Week of June 5 fuel and energy price update

6/7/2017

As of Tuesday, June 6th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.29 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.02 from last week and $.03 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.36, down a penny from last week’s price.

Ethanol groups urge Congress to end E15 summer sales restrictions

6/5/2017

New stickers warning consumers to only use E15 in flex-fuel vehicles went up on gas pumps last week in Iowa and most of the country as the calendar flipped from May to June.

Week of May 29 fuel and energy price update

5/31/2017

As of Tuesday, May 30th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.31 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.02 from last week and the same price as one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.37, holding steady at last week’s price.

Hill: Reynolds to be a strong voice for ag

5/30/2017

Farmers will continue to be well represented as Kim Reynolds takes the reins as Iowa’s governor

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