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A federal appeals court struck down EPA action on three small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard. (DTN file photo)
Posted by Todd Neeley

A federal court ruled the EPA "abused its discretion" in not explaining conclusions on economic hardship of small refineries receiving exemptions from the Renewable Fuel Standard.

World & Policy

Posted by Liubov Georges

Oil futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange and Brent crude on the Intercontinental Exchange pushed higher in pre-inventory trade Wednesday, buoyed by supportive industry data detailing a hefty drop in U.S. crude and unexpected draw from distillate...

Farm Life

Regardless of what option cattle producers select, becoming more efficient when feeding hay and forage will help cattle producers' bottom line. (DTN photo by Russ Quinn)
Posted by Russ Quinn

There are ways to make forage supplies last longer or eliminate feed waste.

What DTN Is Watching


Wednesday's reports start with U.S. pending home sales at 9 a.m. CST. The Energy Department's weekly inventory reports follow at 9:30 a.m. and include ethanol. At 1 p.m. CST, the Federal Reserve will make a post-meeting announcement and is expected to keep interest rates steady.


Wednesday features light snow in the western and southern Midwest and light rain in the Delta and Deep South. Other primary crop areas will be dry. Temperatures will again be well above normal for north and central areas for this time of year.