Action Alerts

Ethanol Interest Groups Pan New Trump RFS Waiver Rule

Friday, October 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts A new supplemental proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) is said to fall short of expectations from the farm and renewable fuel industry groups expectations following an agreement reached at in a White House meeting October 4th. A public hearing on the proposed supplemental rule will be […] Read more...

2019 GAP Report Shows Production Needs for Future Populations

Friday, October 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The 2019 Global Agriculture Productivity (GAP) Report released October 16th indicated that the world agriculture production would need to see an average annual increase of 1.73% to sustainably produce enough food, feed, fiber, and bioenergy for 10 billion people in 2050. This annual increase is the amount needed to double current levels of production by the […] Read more...

U.S. – China Trade Deal Requires More Negotiations

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The “Phase 1” trade deal announced by President Trump at the White House on Friday, October 11th, will require several weeks of additional negotiations according to multiple news sources. While President Trump noted that it would take a few weeks to put the agreement in paper form, he did not indicate that further negotiations would […] Read more...

U.S. EPA Greenlights Ultra-low Gossypol Cotton Seed for Human Consumption

Monday, October 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, October 11th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had approved new GMO cotton technology as safe for food consumption. The technology provides for an ultra-low gossypol cotton seed, which can be used as a protein product in food and animal feed. The approval could be a major boost to […] Read more...

Trump Administration Officials Reinforce Commitment to Biotech

Friday, October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On October 7th, the Trump administration held an all day meeting titled “The Summit on America’s Bioeconomy” at the White House with biotech industry leaders in which administration officials reinforced their commitment to reducing regulatory barriers to agricultural biotechnology. The Trump administration indicated a plan of working with industry to develop a strategy to promote […] Read more...
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