Renewable Fuel Standard

Ag News: Farm Bill Update
Can the new farm bill be completed before the old one expires? Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue said there’s a long way to go. But, he’s hopeful that it will be done.
Ag News: Ag Suicide Bill
Farm groups wants the STRESS Act to be inclusion in the farm bill, which gives states resources to help farmers and ranchers with mental health treatment.
Ag News: USDA Food Boxes Jeered
USDA official met with resistants about SNAP benefits to food boxes. There is a new name for DowDuPont. There is possible changes to the U.S. biofuel mandate.
NAFTA Doubts; FDA to Revoke Soy Protein Heart Disease Claim
With the possible withdraw from NAFTA, but Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says he’s confident of a positive outcome. Farm groups continue to express concern about the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard. FDA lays out the case for why the health claim should be removed from food labeling.
Ag Productivity by 2050 and Budget Without Farm Bill Cuts
The expanding Agriculture productivity is not expanding fast enough to sustainably feed the world by 2050. Fiscal 2018 budget blueprint approved by the House earlier this month included instructions to reduce agriculture spending by $10 billion. EPA abandoning proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel…

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