Drought and soaring input prices are top of farmers' minds as they tackle
the 2021 planting season, even as the tumult of 2020 still lingers for many.
FDTN Field Roundup
Prices of all eight major fertilizers increased significantly again this
week, with countervailing duties on phosphorus fertilizers and nitrogen demand
for the upcoming growing season driving the surge.
BDTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
A federal court in South Carolina granted a 60-day motion to stay a
lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's Navigable Waters Protection Rule.
BCourt Stay Allows Water Rule Review
Oil-producing states and refining interests ask the Supreme Court to
maintain the small-refinery exemption program in the Renewable Fuel Standard.
@^States, Refiners Plead to SCOTUS on RFS
In the $1.9 trillion aid package that passed the House early Saturday,
House leaders stripped a provision that would provide aid for farmers suffering
from crop losses in 2020. Grassley said he will push fellow senators to
reinstate the agricultural-disaster language in the bill.
BDerecho Aid Gets Blown Away