Monthly Archives: April 2013

Valero’s Klesse: Washington is Aware that RFS ‘Needs to be Fixed’

Valero’s Klesse: Washington is Aware that RFS ‘Needs to be Fixed’ Valero Energy CEO Bill Klesse said Tuesday that  Washington lawmakers, the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency  are all aware of refiners’  concerns regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard … Continue reading

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US Noaa rain maps 4/30/13

US Noaa rain maps

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NOAA 1-3 day rain forecast maps, 4-5 day, and 7-day totals: W. IA/E. NE 5 inches, W. IL 2.5+ inches

NOAA 1-3, 4-5, 7-day

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EU ag futures 7:12 a.m. Tue, Apr 30 P.Wht K +3.25, X -1.25, Mz +0.50, R.Sd unch, LndFdWht -1.85

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Dow Jones: Argentina President Kirchner’s Approval Rating Falls Sharply 4/30/13

Argentina President Kirchner

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Overnight numbers 4/30/13

Open Interest

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EU ag futures settlements, Mon, Apr 29, P.Wht +5.75 (X +3.75,) Mz +175, R.Sd +1.00, LndFdWht +1.60

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Truckstop Probe Casts Pall Over Industry

The U.S. truckstop industry is reeling over the federal  probe of Pilot Flying  J’s manual rebate program. The public hit to the truckstop titan’s  reputation – and potentially its  bottom line – sent a chill through the fuel distribution  chain. … Continue reading

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Women Farmers: One Million Strong

In the four years I’ve served as Deputy Secretary, I’ve talked with thousands of women in agriculture – from young women thinking about entering farming to older women who have been tilling the soil for decades.  Each of their stories is powerful on its own.  But taken together, they have been an inspiration to the […] Continue reading

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US Noaa rain maps

US Noaa rain maps

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