Together Farm Bill and RFS Revitalize Rural America

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As President Obama signs into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), commented: “President Obama and Congress

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John Stossel’s a Coward But Why Is the Mainstream Media Afraid of the Facts?

Recently I was invited to participate in a segment of John Stossel’s Fox Business show. He was dedicating his show to energy “myths” and intended to do a segment on

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What ILUC? Amazon Deforestation Rates Hit Lowest Point Since at Least 1988

Five years have passed since Timothy Searchinger famously wrote in Science magazine, “Higher [crop] prices triggered by biofuels will accelerate forest and grassland conversion [in Latin America] even if surplus

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RFA to House Committee: RFS is Single Most Important Economic Value-Added Market for Agriculture

WASHINGTON — In seventeen pages of comments, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) answered questions put forth in the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce Renewable Fuel Standard

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Biofuels Support Agricultural Investment and Rural Development: GRFA

TORONTO, Canada — As the world’s Agriculture Ministers gather in Berlin at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) is demanding that Ministers

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RFA Applauds Romney Ag Plan, Support of RFS

Washington – Today Presidential candidate Mitt Romney unveiled a white paper on his positions and plans to support Agriculture. Once again, Romney clearly announced his support of the Renewable Fuel

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The 2012 Corn Crop and the Outlook for Ethanol

Extreme hot and dry weather across much of the Midwest this summer has caused government and private analysts to significantly reduce their projections of the size of the 2012 corn

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Ethanol growth not leading to cropland expansion, new USDA report shows

An in-depth analysis of U.S. land use patterns released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows total cropland decreased by 34 million acres from 2002 to 2007, the lowest

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Advanced Ethanol Companies Press Ag Committees on Farm Bill

Washington, DC – In a letter to Senate and House ag leaders, the Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) urged the current farm bill discussion to include extensions and smart modifications to

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A Fresh Look at Corn Stocks, Co-products, and Ethanol Production

According to the USDA quarterly grain stocks report released this morning, end stocks of corn for the 2010/2011 marketing year stand at 1.13 billion bushels.  That is nearly 200 million

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