AgriTalk: RFA Gives “Huge F” to EPA on Final Exam

11:12AM Jul 08, 2019
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Today on AgriTalk, we’re taking with Michael Clark of BamWX, Machinery Pete, Jim Mintert of Purdue, and Bob Dinneen of the Renewable Fuels Association.

Machinery Pete shares his pick of the week: a New Holland 1281 self-propelled baler for sale on July 17, and an interesting for sale by owner tractor from Elm Creek, Nebraska.

Jim Mintert, director of the Center For Commercial Agriculture and author of the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, talks about some of the factors that lead to the 33-point increase in the future expectations reading. He also shares how auctioneers can feel optimism or pessimism based on bidding and how other sentiments have been reflected.

Bob Dinneen, of the Renewable Fuels Association, talks about how the EPA with the small refiner waivers and renewable volume obligations with the announcement on Friday, and how they “utterly failed” with their interaction with the U.S. Court of Appeals.