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An EPA proposal to account for small-refinery exemptions would fall short of the average volumes waived from 2016 to 2018. (DTN file photo)
Posted by Todd Neeley

An EPA proposal to account for small-refinery exemptions in the Renewable Fuel Standard falls short by many hundreds of millions of gallons of biofuels.

World & Policy


Stocks notched solid gains on Wall Street Tuesday as investors welcomed surprisingly good quarterly results from some of the nation's biggest companies.

Farm Life

Sometimes there's more to treasure in life than a shiny new combine on the field. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet)

Blogger Tiffany Dowell Lashmet shares how the best fruits of the harvest are the memories made with the people we love.

What DTN Is Watching


Back from Columbus Day, USDA will release its weekly grain inspections report at 10 a.m. CDT and Crop Progress update at 3 p.m. The National Oilseed Processors Association will release its estimate of the September soybean crush later Tuesday morning. Weather remains an important concern for row crop production and trade talks with China remain fluid.


Light mixed precipitation will cross the northern Midwest and far Northern Plains Tuesday. We'll also see light to moderate rain in the Delta and Southeast. Dry conditions will be in place elsewhere, favoring harvest.