EU to Suggest Momentary Extension for Glyphosate Use

Plantations International Monsanto News < span course=" newsarttitle" > BRUSSELS-- The European Union's exec arm stated Wednesday it will certainly recommend to temporarily expand the authorization of glyphosate for 12 to 18 months to allow additional analyses of whether the active component in Monsanto Co.'s popular weedkiller Summary triggers cancer. Glyphosate's EU consent runs out on June 30. The compensation at first intended to expand the sales permit for 15 years, yet has actually cannot garner the required majority among EU participant states. The Globe Wellness Company' sInternational Company for Studio on Cancer cells said in springtime last year that glyphosate [...]

D4 RIN prices suggest traders predict tax credit reinstatement

Plantations International News A drop in soybean oil prices since June has led to a decline in biodiesel prices, reducing the blend margin. Since D4 RIN values are a function of the blend margin and the two generally correlate, RIN prices have fallen too. But as University of Illinois economist Scott Irwin writes in a Sept. 10 FarmDocDaily post, “Why is the Price of Biodiesel RINs Plummeting?” the RIN price drop since June more than doubles the blend margin decline. As Irwin points out, improving soybean production prospects in the U.S. and concerns about economic growth in China have led to [...]