Local

Southeast South Dakota Farmers Push Against EPA RFS Volume Rule

Southeast South Dakota Farmers Push Against EPA RFS Volume Rule

District One Farmers Union leaders representing nine Southeast South Dakota counties are asking their members and others to comment against EPA’s RFS volume requirement proposal.  District President Frank Kloucek of Scotland says their group last month passed a resolution in support of the RFS and are now encouraging action on the EPA proposal.

Kloucek says he’s hoping the lowering of the volume requirement in the EPA proposal won’t hold up and  they’ll be able to convince regulators to change that with their comments.

He says those who wish to comment have until January 28 to get that done. He says you can go to the Growth Energy or American Coalition for Ethanol websites to comment. He also says people should write to Congress about it.

Recent Headlines

in Local

No Special Session for South Dakota Education

Dennis Daugaard 60914

The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP_272074667250

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

in Local

Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students

gov

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

in Agriculture

Wheat Quality Tour Shows Bumper Yields

Wheat Field

The Wheat Quality Council’s Spring Wheat Tour wrapped up yesterday afternoon and the results indicated the Dakotas could be looking…

in Agriculture

Iowa Senator Calls for Review of JBS Acquisition

pork chop 1

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley wants the U.S. Justice Department’s Anti Trust Division to review the proposed acquisition by JBS of Cargill Pork.