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Alternative Energy (Full Program) (Episode 107)

posted on October 12, 2007

There is little doubt that ethanol has been a boon to rural Iowa. Farmers are not only enjoying a record harvest, they are also enjoying prices not historically seen except during a drought. But recently prices for ethanol have sagged. And a pall has fallen across an industry that until now has been a source of optimism for rural Iowa. We’ll dig into that on The Iowa Journal. (27:30)

Tags: agriculture alternative energy biofuels Energy/Environment ethanol farms HEAT industry Iowa renewable fuels rural