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McKinney Remains Confident Phase One Still Gets Done

“Who knows? Truly, who knows what is going to happen with China?” “That question was posed by Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney on a webinar with Indiana corn and soybean growers Thursday.” “Despite rising tensions between the US and China, McKinney remains bullish that the Phase One trade deal will

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How ethanol plant shutdowns deepen pain for U.S. corn farmers

“When the U.S. ethanol industry was booming, Indiana farmer Paul Hodgen made good money selling about a quarter of his crop to a local facility that produced the corn-based fuel.” “Now that plant has stopped churning out ethanol and has instead converted to a grain elevator for storage, Hodgen still sells his corn there, but

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Midwest Mayors Press Wheeler to Reject RFS Waiver Requests

“A group of 70 mayors from towns and cities across ethanol-production country have asked EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to reject requests by states and others to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard requirements because of COVID-19, in a letter sent to the agency on Monday. The mayors from South Dakota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Missouri, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois,

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