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Week of May 10 fuel and energy price update courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

5/12/2021

As of Wednesday, May 12, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.89 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices were up 9 cents from last week’s price and $1.17 higher than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $3.01, up 8 cents from last week’s price.

EPA chief meets with farmers

5/10/2021

Regan emphasizes cooperation with farmers and certainty for biofuel makers during Iowa visit.

Red meat exports set record

5/10/2021

Beef exports break $800 million mark for the first time in March.

Economy’s impact on commodities

5/10/2021

There are more signs of an improving economy that are supporting commodity values.

Week of May 3 fuel and energy price update courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

5/5/2021

As of Wednesday, May 5, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.80 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices were up 1 cent from last week’s price and $1.22 higher than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.93, up 4 cents from last week’s price.

House has yet  to address mental health funding issue

5/3/2021

As both chambers of the Iowa Legislature negotiate final budgets and tax policy, the House hasn't addressed the issue of removing the costs of the mental health system from the backs of property taxpayers.

Week of April 26 fuel and energy price update courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

4/29/2021

As of Wednesday, April 28, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.79 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices were steady from last week’s price and $1.31 higher than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.89, up 1 cent from last week’s price.

Supplying renewable fuels

4/26/2021

Shell Rock Soy Processors, a new crushing plant under construction, will sell its soybean oil output to Phillips 66. The oil company will use the soy oil to make renewable diesel.

Lawmakers push measures to expand infrastructure for renewable fuels

4/26/2021

Iowa Sens. Charles Grassley and Joni Ernst are leading a bipartisan effort of Midwestern lawmakers to expand the renewable fuel infrastructure.

Budgets, taxes in focus as session winds down

4/26/2021

The Iowa Legislature continued negotiations on tax policy and budgets as the 2021 session winds down.

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