Phasing Out Gas-Powered Cars: How one U.S. Representative says it will hurt farmers

Many in the ag industry are reacting negatively to California’s plan to phase out gas-powered cars.

Last week the state said it would ban the sale of internal combustion engines by 2035. It comes at a time when E85 sales are growing in California and retailers are expanding the number of pumps.

Representative Ashley Hinson out of Iowa says this is an out-of-touch energy policy that will hurt Midwestern farmers and dwindle a key market for the biofuel industry and corn farmers.


Oregon Senator unveils a new playbook to reduce fuel prices

Renewable diesel could surpass biodiesel production

RFA: Wish there was a better emphasis on flex-fuel vehicles

USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says we are heading into spring rather quickly and ahead of schedule, which could have negative implications for small grains and blooming fruit crops.
U.S. pork exports could outpace both chicken and beef shipments in the coming decade.
A new survey shows the national economic impact of the equine industry last year, adding an additional $55 billion to the U.S. economy in 2023 than in 2022.
Iowa lawmakers are asking the U.S. Education Dept. for clarity on a new FAFSA question asking students to list family farm assets, which could reduce their grant.
Texas A&M‘s Ag & Food Policy Chief, Dr. Joe Outlaw, predicts lawmakers may not draft a new Farm Bill until 2025, missing the first deadline by nearly two years.
According to Tom Perez, Senior Advisor to the President, more Americans are enrolled in the Affordable Connectivity Program than those receiving SNAP benefits.