While hundreds of thousands of farms legitimately received aid through PPP
loans in 2020 and 2021, there was also a lot of fraud. Potato farms in Palm
Beach, Florida, orange orchards in Minnesota, and cattle operations on a New
Jersey pier were some of the fake farms that collected PPP money.
BPPP Loans Fueled Fraud From Fake Farms
The biodiesel industry was disappointed by EPA's multi-year Renewable Fuel
Standard proposal on Thursday, as industry officials say the proposed volumes
don't match what the industry can produce.
7^Biodiesel Says EPA Sells Industry Short
The legislation signing and brief comments at the White House ends a week
of high-stakes drama in Washington that saw Congress immediately act in
bipartisan fashion to prevent 115,000 or so rail workers from potentially
shutting down major sectors of the economy, including agriculture.
FRailroad Strike Averted
EPA finalized a rule that allows for the use of canola and rapeseed oils
to produce renewable diesel, jet fuel, heating oil, naphtha and liquefied
petroleum gas, to qualify for Renewable Fuel Standard credits.
1^EPA Creates Path for Canola-Based Fuels
Easing of heavy moisture inflow from the Indian and Pacific Oceans into
eastern Australia has been favorable for improving wheat harvest conditions.
=^Ag Weather Forum