Clean Fuels Alliance on RFS and Food and Ag Companies Cut Ties with Russia
**Clean Fuels Alliance sent a letter telling President Biden they’re ready to help maintain homegrown fuel supplies, mitigate pain at the pump, and support a clean energy future.
The letter asks the administration to get the Renewable Fuel Standard back on track as a key driver of America’s energy independence.
The letter says America’s biodiesel, renewable diesel, and sustainable aviation fuel producers are working hard to provide better, cleaner fuels that provide value and extend diesel fuel supplies.
**A new USDA report shows use of no-till, crop rotations, more efficient irrigation methods and advanced technologies have climbed in recent years.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service report says farmers are making progress in their voluntary conservation efforts, but NRCS chief Terry Cosby says, there’s more work to do.
The report found farmers are increasingly adopting advanced technology, including enhanced-efficiency and variable rate fertilizers to improve efficiency, assist ag economies, and benefit the environment.
**More food and ag companies are cutting ties with Russia as a list of companies boycotting its invasion of Ukraine grows.
According to www.agrimarketing.com, equipment manufacturers like John Deere, Caterpillar and CNH industrial are suspending business or halting operations in Russia while others like AGCO say they’ve committed to supporting
BASF, Louis Dreyfus, and Rabobank have also committed to some type of suspensions.