A federal judge in Minnesota ruled a state mandate to blend biodiesel does not conflict with the federal Renewable Fuel Standard.
Business & Inputs
As commodity prices tumble, gaps in crop insurance coverage widen far beyond grower comfort level.
Track interest rate trends in benchmark rates, farm mortgages, operating credit, farm machinery and feeder loans, based on DTN sources and Federal Reserve surveys of ag banks.
The U.S. Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a settlement with Chemoil Corporation that requires the company to retire 65 million renewable fuel credits to resolve alleged violations of the Renewable Fuel Standard program as...
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday, Sept. 27, announced the owner and manager of a New Jersey feedstock collector and processor pleaded guilty to conspiracy and obstruction for his role in a scheme that generated over $6 million in fraudulent tax credits and...
The Energy Information Administration said Wednesday U.S. ethanol stocks increased last week from a nine-week low and domestic plant production unexpectedly rose while blending demand tumbled to a near four-month low.
News pertaining to the biofuels industry.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||1.500||1.375|
|Real Estate *||4.06||4.24|
|Feeder Livestock *||3.96||4.01|
|Farm Machinery *||4.79||4.14|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|
The Federal Reserve’s December 2015 decision to gradually lift short-term interest rates has already hiked key rates on farm loans.