Diesel prices in the Midwest climbed for a second day after two refineries in the region shut down unexpectedly, stoking fears of a supply crunch.
The Biden administration is advancing a fuel policy shift demanded by Midwest governors who expect it will encourage filling stations to sell higher-ethanol E15 gasoline and offer it year round.
Power grids from Texas to the Midwest are at risk of blackouts if a prolonged deep freeze sets in this winter, regulators warned Nov. 18.
Transportation projects in four Midwestern states recently received awards from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
A survey conducted by Farm Futures showed that 53% of respondents said 2019 is the most difficult year they’ve faced as farmers — that includes 49% of baby boomers and mature growers, who lived through the 1980s farm crisis, according to the poll of 711 growers carried out from July 21 to Aug. 3.
After a cold, soggy start to the season, it’s finally feeling like summer in the Midwest, and corn fields are recovering. A turn toward warmer weather should be beneficial for the battered crop, and government data signal that conditions are starting to bottom out.
The spring deluge in the Midwest and Great Plains spurred a cut in the U.S. forecast for soybean acreage, a bigger reduction than analysts expected.