Billionaire Carl Icahn’s oil refiner CVR Energy Inc. plans to spend almost $50 million less this year than it did in 2017 to comply with the U.S. biofuel mandate just as President Donald Trump’s direct intervention energizes prospects of regulatory…
For the first time in six months, hedge funds are betting on a rally in the grain markets.
MENLO, Iowa — Flint Hills Resources said it is adding nearly 2 million bushels of year-round corn storage at its Menlo ethanol plant.
HOUSTON, Texas — U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney addressed the delegates and members of the U.S. Grains Council at their recent meeting, updating them on ongoing trade negotiations that will affect…
Russian food exports are skyrocketing thanks to the world’s appetite for the country’s wheat.
It’s looking increasingly likely NAFTA talks will extend beyond a March target, meaning negotiators will have to deal with the added political uncertainty of a Mexican election campaign.
The price of biofuel blending credits tumbled Friday on mounting speculation that the fight by independent oil refiners to change U.S. laws mandating the use of ethanol will lead to rule changes.
Uruguay — famous for its grass-fed, hormone-free beef — is set to benefit as China’s consumers upgrade to higher-quality meat.
AMES, Iowa — Harrison County is home to a new project focused on combating weed resistance as part of a statewide pest resistance management program led by Iowa State University.
Top Trump administration officials are planning two summits to discuss possible changes to the U.S. biofuel mandate, according to people familiar with the discussions, as the White House grapples with political fallout from the bankruptcy of the largest refiner in…
DES MOINES — Aaron Siek knew there would be a lot of interest in one of the heifers he was taking to the Iowa Beef Expo.
Bankrupt U.S. refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC has friends in Washington, and wants you to know it.
The Agriculture Department has begun talking with grocery retailers about their potential role in a proposal to replace some food-stamp allocations with prepackaged boxes of groceries, Secretary Sonny Perdue said.
In general, larger farms are more profitable and own a smaller share of their land than smaller farms, so greater land ownership is not a requirement for higher profits.
For the first time in 35 years, soybeans are poised to steal the crown of U.S. crop king from corn.
Avocado toast and juice bars are all the rage for American hipsters, foodies and millennials.
Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat producer, wants to get deeper into the snack game.
A Trump administration plan to to replace food-stamp spending with boxes of “100 percent American grown food’’ landed on Congress’s doorstep with a thud.
To understand why soybean meal is the best-performing commodity so far this year, talk to Ariel Striglio, a 52-year-old farmer in Argentina’s Santa Fe province.
MT. VERNON, Ill. — Wheat growers in southern Illinois may never be able to match the monster yields their counterparts across the pond pull from their fields. But at least one Englishman is convinced U.S. farmers can continue to boost…