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No RFS Growth is No Good: Soy Growers Surprised & Let Down by EPA Decision

December 1, 2022

Washington, D.C. Dec. 1, 2022. The Environmental Protection Agency has released its draft “set” rule, which sets annual biofuel blending targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard. This announcement, including proposed Renewable Volume Obligations for 2023, ...


Soybean Farmers have Rallied for Biobased—and Appreciate Backing in New Pilot Program!

June 29, 2022

Washington, D.C., June 29, 2022. USDA has announced available funding for the Bioproduct Pilot Program, which was established through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that was signed into law last November. The pilot program, ...


ASA Supports Biofuels & Precision Ag Provisions in Lower Food & Fuel Costs Act

June 16, 2022

Washington, D.C. June 16, 2022. In a bipartisan vote of 221-204, H.R. 7606, the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, has passed. The bill includes biofuels and precision agriculture provisions supported by soybean farmers. Brad ...


EPA’s 2022 Biofuel Blending Requirements—and SRE Stance—Appreciated by Soy Growers

June 3, 2022

Washington, D.C., June 3, 2022. While slightly lower than originally anticipated in December, soybean farmers remain pleased with the blending volumes announced June 3 by the Environmental Protection Agency, which include the largest-ever renewable volume ...


Soybean Growers Appreciate EPA Denying Backlogged Waivers, Need Ongoing RFS Support

April 8, 2022

Washington, D.C., April 8, 2022. Soybean farmers in the U.S. are pleased by news that close to three dozen small refinery exemptions (SREs) granted by the previous administration in 2019 and later remanded by the ...

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