posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:43 PM
Economists say the government’s continued delay in deciding the amount of renewable fuels that must be blended with gasoline in 2014 may create problems for those seeking investors in the biofuels industry. Despite the potentially gloomy prospects,...
posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:30 AM
The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply.
posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:27 AM
The University of Iowa hopes it will be able to use grass as a biofuel to help power the campus
posted on April 25, 2014 at 5:45 PM
Two conflicting reports released this week indicate the battle over ethanol is far from over.
posted on January 24, 2014 at 7:01 PM
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...
posted on December 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM
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...
posted on January 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
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...
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.
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...
posted on March 16, 2012 at 4:49 PM
With the turn of a shovel this week, one of the world’s largest producers of ethanol entered a new chapter in biofuel production.
posted on February 10, 2012 at 6:08 PM
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack carried President Obama’s State of the Union message of economic recovery to the heart of theCorn Beltthis week.
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...
posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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 --...
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.
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
They're seeking to find out whether biofuel production...