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Week of May 25 fuel and energy price update courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

5/27/2020

As of Wednesday, May 27, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $1.88 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices rose $.07 from last week’s price and $.77 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $1.96 up $.05 from last week’s price.

Senators seek aid for biofuels

5/26/2020

Proposed bill is designed to help both biofuel companies and the farmers who supply them.

Cattle inventory, marketings down

5/26/2020

Marketings were lowest on record nationally as industry reacted to COVID-19.

Week of May 18 fuel and energy price update courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

5/20/2020

As of Wednesday, May 20, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $1.81 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices rose $.05 from last week’s price and $.84 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $1.91 up $.04 from last week’s price.

Week of May 11 fuel and energy price update courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

5/14/2020

As of Thursday, May 14, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $1.76 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices rose $.17 from last week’s price and $.92 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $1.87 up $.07 from last week’s price.

New incentives for biofuels infrastructure

5/11/2020

USDA plan would extend $100 million in grants to help retailers and distributors handle higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel.

Week of May 4 fuel and energy price update courtesy of Iowa Department of Agriculture

5/7/2020

As of Wednesday, May 6, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $1.59 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices rose $.11 from last week’s price and $1.13 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $1.80 up $.03 from last week’s price.

Stepping up to fill a need

5/4/2020

Iowa's biofuel plants shift gears to provide hand sanitizer ingredients.

USDA announces $100 million for American biofuels infrastructure

5/4/2020

The Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP) consist of up to $100 million in funding for competitive grants or sales incentives to eligible entities for activities designed to expand the sales and use of ethanol and biodiesel fuels.

Pitching in to help Iowa

5/4/2020

Biofuel plants switch gears to help provide hand sanitizer ingredients to battle coronavirus.

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