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U.S. Ethanol Consumption Declines for First Time in 20 Years

2019-03-14 22:14:36| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2019 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202.314.3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON For the first time in two decades, ethanol consumption declined in the United States from 2017 to 2018, according to the Renewable Fuels Association. The decline follows two years of a dramatic spike in waivers being provided to oil refiners by EPA […]

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Celebrating National Ag Day: Farm Families Essential to Americas Food System, Rural Economies, Natural Resources

2019-03-14 14:30:42| National Farmers Union

Family farm agriculture has for centuries been the lifeblood of Americas food system, and its continued success is essential in order for our country to have vibrant rural communities and pristine shared natural resources. As the country celebrates National Ag Day today, National Farmers Union (NFU) joined the food and agriculture community by highlighting the […]

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NFU Applauds Release of E15 Waiver Proposal

2019-03-12 19:58:15| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2019 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON In a move to expand use of higher level blends of ethanol, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a proposed rule to allow the year-round sale of E15, or gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol. The timing of the proposed […]

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Presidents Budget Yet Again Neglects Severity of Farm Economy

2019-03-11 17:28:22| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2019 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202.314.3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON President Donald Trump today revealed his proposed fiscal year 2020 budget, proposing cuts to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other federal agencies in order to increase spending on a proposed border wall and defense initiatives. National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger […]

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