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Battle Over Ethanol Continues

posted on April 25, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Battle Over Ethanol Continues
Two conflicting reports released this week indicate the battle over ethanol is far from over. Full Story

Market to Market (January 24, 2014)

posted on January 24, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (January 24, 2014)
Full Program: An explosion at an Omaha animal feed plant kills two people and injures more than a dozen. Biofuels supporters voice their disapproval of proposed cuts to the renewable fuels standard. Officials work with agricultural producers to improve water... Full Story

Market to Market (December 6, 2013)

posted on December 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Market to Market (December 6, 2013)
Full Program: The U.S. trade deficit improves modestly, but agricultural exports soar to an all-time high. The EPA gets an earful on its plan to reduce the amount of ethanol in America’s fuel supply. Christmas Tree growers look for a solution to root rot in the... Full Story

USDA Celebrates 150 Years of Helping People

posted on January 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM

USDA Celebrates 150 Years of Helping People
One year into the Civil War, additional Union troops were rushed to Washington D.C. to protect the nation's capitol from rapidly advancing Confederate forces. With his back against the wall, President Abraham Lincoln struggled to unite a... Full Story

Fight Over Canola Pits Biofuels vs. Organics

posted on September 28, 2012 at 12:33 PM

Seed farmers describe the expansion of canola as a Pandora's Box that, once opened, will destroy their industry. Full Story

NC, Ethanol-Maker See Green In Field-Grown Fuel

posted on June 15, 2012 at 4:53 PM

OXFORD, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's farm economy, already the state's largest industry, could be nearing a milestone as policymakers and business executives take another stab at betting on ethanol. An Italian company's Wilmington-based... Full Story

Project Liberty Breaks Ground

posted on March 16, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Project Liberty Breaks Ground
With the turn of a shovel this week, one of the world’s largest producers of ethanol entered a new chapter in biofuel production. Full Story

Secretary Vilsack Talks Trade and the Economy in the Corn Belt

posted on February 10, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Secretary Vilsack Talks Trade and the Economy in the Corn Belt
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack carried President Obama’s State of the Union message of economic recovery to the heart of theCorn Beltthis week. Full Story

Ag secretary promotes biofuels at Chicago meeting

posted on January 17, 2012 at 3:54 PM

CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says biofuels are playing a growing role in the civilian aircraft and airline industry and in the military. Vilsack spoke Monday at a business roundtable meeting at Chicago-based... Full Story

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)

posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)
Full Program: Wall Street begins 2012 with a rally, but a key study reveals a slowing economy on Main Street. The frontrunner wins the caucus, while the rural vote bolsters an underdog's bid for the White House. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation --... Full Story

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts

posted on January 6, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts
A family hog operation in rural Nebraska converts manure into methane to use as a fuel. Full Story

Federal judge blocks Calif. low-carbon fuels rule

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:17 PM

California officials say they will ask a federal judge to stay his ruling that blocks the state from enforcing the first-in-the-nation mandate for cleaner, low-carbon fuels. Full Story

Biofuels Researchers Team With Gardeners

posted on November 10, 2011 at 11:36 AM

     ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - University of Minnesota biofuels researchers are teaming up with master gardeners in the school's extension service.      They're seeking to find out whether biofuel production... Full Story

Market to Market (September 2, 2011)

posted on September 2, 2011 at 7:16 PM

Market to Market (September 2, 2011)
Full Program: Ethanol industry leaders and government officials unite against biofuel foes. From tropical storms to record droughts, Mother Nature exacts her toll. U.S. farmers plan for bumper crops and record receipts. Market analysis with John Roach. Full Story

Ethanol Subsidy Still at Risk

posted on August 18, 2011 at 6:04 PM

Ethanol Subsidy Still at Risk
Ethanol subsidies still in peril if approved programs go unfunded. Obama Administration support of biofuels remains strong Full Story
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