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Stories Tagged "biofuels"

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News Analysis: November 13, 2008 (#206)

posted on November 13, 2008 at 5:30 PM

David Pitt, of the Associated Press, talks with host Paul Yeager about the speculation that former governor Tom Vilsack and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller may be appointed to offices in the Obama Administration. Read More »

Discussion: Ethanol Policies and Politics (#206)

posted on November 13, 2008 at 5:29 PM

Discussion: Ethanol Policies and Politics  (#206)
Iowa's agricultural economy has been cushioned in recent years by the upstart of dozens of biofuel factories around the state. This Iowa Journal looks at the politics of ethanol. 12:59 Read More »

Ethanol Policies, Subsidies, and Politics - Iowans Take a Look (#206)

posted on November 13, 2008 at 10:39 AM

Ethanol Policies, Subsidies,  and Politics - Iowans Take a Look  (#206)
Iowa's agricultural economy has been cushioned in recent years by the upstart of dozens of biofuel factories around the state. This Iowa Journal looks at the politics of ethanol. 03:02 Read More »

Ethanol and Politics in Iowa (Full Program) (#206)

posted on November 13, 2008 at 10:18 AM

Ethanol and Politics in Iowa (Full Program) (#206)
Full Program: Iowa's agricultural economy has been cushioned in recent years by the upstart of dozens of biofuel factories around the state. This Iowa Journal looks at the politics of ethanol. 27:46 Read More »

Food vs. Fuel - Not That Simple (#160)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 6:09 PM

Food vs. Fuel - Not That Simple (#160)
The Iowa Journal will examine the debate over whether corn should be used for food or fuel. 04:40 Read More »

Discussion: Food vs. Fuel - Ethanol's Place in the Economy (#160)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Discussion: Food vs. Fuel - Ethanol's Place in the Economy  (#160)
The Iowa Journal will examine the debate over whether corn should be used for food or fuel. 10:23 Read More »

Food vs. Fuel - Are We Taking Agriculture for Granted? (Full Program) (#160)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Food vs. Fuel - Are We Taking Agriculture for Granted? (Full Program) (#160)
Full Program: Are rising corn and bean prices due to the ethanol boom in Iowa? 27:46 Read More »

Iowa Farming - What's New Since "King Corn" (#152)

posted on April 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Farming - What's New Since "King Corn"  (#152)
Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and Frederick L. Kirschenmann, Distinguished Fellow, Leopold Center discuss the 'ethanol economy' and the future of agriculture. 14:58 Read More »

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 11:54 AM

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)
The stature of renewable fuel in Iowa is unmatched anywhere else in America. But as Iowans gather at the caucuses how will the candidates' stances on the issue affect their choices? We examine what some say has been pandering, and others see as... Read More »

Alternative Energy: Ethanol (#107)

posted on October 30, 2007 at 11:53 AM

Alternative Energy: Ethanol (#107)
Ethanol has been a boon to Iowa. Ten percent of every fuel dollar stays in the state, benefiting the Iowa economy. Demand for the substance has pushed corn prices higher, also benefiting the state’s economy. Read More »

Ethanol's Future in Iowa (#107)

posted on October 30, 2007 at 11:53 AM

Monte Shaw is the Executive Director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association. As such he is not only the advocate for ethanol but other sources as well. Shaw discusses the viability and future of ethanol in the state of Iowa with David Yepsen. Read More »

Essay: Neil Harl on the Ethanol Boom (#103)

posted on October 16, 2007 at 3:33 PM

Essay: Neil Harl on the Ethanol Boom (#103)
Ethanol has been much in the news of late and for good reason. It’s been driving the state’s commodity prices to levels not ever seen. But with an eye on history, seasoned Iowa State Economist Neil Harl cautions that gravity also applies to bull... 02:52 Read More »

Festivals, Fairs & Fun (Full Program) (#103)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Festivals, Fairs & Fun (Full Program) (#103)
Full Program: Can a straight laced, hard working culture like Iowa’s party its way to prosperity? That’s a proposition we’ll address tonight when we examine the hard numbers of fun. We look at the full story, a look behind the headlines, and a warning about the... 27:47 Read More »

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: 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... 27:30 Read More »

News Analysis: October 8, 2007 (#101)

posted on October 8, 2007 at 12:00 AM

In the headlines this week: There are worries about the market for Iowa's burgeoning ethanol industry, despite oil being at $80 a barrel; and the president has vetoed expanded funding for the health care of poor children. Dave Pitt of the... Read More »
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