posted on March 28, 2013 at 1:37 PM
California energy officials say the beet plant is an example of expanding state investment in biofuel production and an innovative way to achieve the state's goal of increasing alternative fuel use over the next decade.
posted on March 15, 2013 at 7:06 PM
Ethanol proponents throw a birthday bash to celebrate 100 years of subsidies for Big Oil. Hours before its implementation, New York City’s ban on super-sized sugary drinks is struck down. Market analysis with Sue Martin.
posted on February 15, 2013 at 2:12 PM
Ethanol industry trade group data shows 20 of the nation's 211 ethanol plants have ceased production over the past year
posted on February 1, 2013 at 6:12 PM
U.S. agriculture is still reeling from the worst drought in half a century. While farmers produced the 8th largest corn crop in history, the 2012 harvest was still well below expectations.
posted on November 30, 2012 at 4:57 PM
A reduction in the corn supply has pushed prices higher.
posted on November 16, 2012 at 5:06 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency denied a multi-state request for a waiver on the Renewable Fuels Standard.
posted on October 12, 2012 at 12:02 PM
Ethanol supported more than 12,600 jobs and added $912 million to the value of the state's corn crop.
posted on September 21, 2012 at 8:01 PM
Presidential candidates duke it out on trade policy – particularly as it relates to China…
U.S. farm policy authorization expires in days, but Congress plans a recess to campaign.
In Iowa, they use corn for food, feed and fuel – and in some...
posted on September 14, 2012 at 4:35 PM
Presidential Candidate surrogates were part of forum to discuss agricultural issues.
posted on September 7, 2012 at 8:14 PM
Democrats ventured into battleground state North Carolina this year for the party quadrennial nominating convention. Hoping to answer the Republican Party’s rollout of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan the week before, Democrats invoked a...
posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Government officials who approved financing for a failed south Georgia ethanol fuel plant that cost taxpayers at least $75 million did so despite repeated warnings and strong opposition by some of the federal overseers who reviewed the projected.
posted on August 31, 2012 at 3:50 PM
A temporary weather delay at the beginning of the week didn’t seem to put a damper on the Republican National Convention.
Gov. Chris Christie, R-New Jersey: “We have a nominee who will tell us the truth and who will lead with...
posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency waive production requirements for corn-based...
posted on August 3, 2012 at 6:52 PM
The Great Drought of 2012 tightened its grip on America this week as more than half of the continental United States have been declared disaster areas by USDA, mainly due to drought and excessive heat.
posted on July 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM
The same problem plaguing upper Midwest row crops is being felt in Southern Plains cotton fields. Planted acres look green but closer inspection reveals the worst.