Ag & Energy Report 3.27.17

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The Trump Administration signed off on the Keystone XL Pipeline Project.

But there is still one hurdle left to go.

Nebraska a key state involved in the Keystone expansion has yet to approve the project.

Part of the original Keystone pipeline runs through Eastern Nebraska but opponents argue the new expansion could pollute fresh water throughout the state.

In case you want to track the origins of your cotton shirt, there’s a way to do that now.

A company called Pimacott partnered with applied DNA sciences to label to provide cotton products, like sheets and clothing, so that customers know where cotton is grown.

OPEC and other oil producing nations are considering extending the production cut by another six months.

They implemented the cut at the beginning of the year but it’s done little to boost oil prices.

And U.S. ethanol exports were up 26 percent in 2016.

The United States exported more than $1 billion gallons of ethanol last year.

Brazil was the top buyer. 

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