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Iowa 2013 Biodiesel Production A Record

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Iowa, the leading producer of biodiesel, accounted for 13.5 percent of the nation's biodiesel production last year. Full Story

Market to Market (November 15, 2013)

posted on November 15, 2013 at 7:49 PM

Market to Market (November 15, 2013)
Full Program: The Environmental Protection Agency releases its renewable fuels production requirements for 2014. Prior to EPA's announcement, however, the Associated Press releases a scathing report on ethanol. Renewable fuels advocates fire back with a few... Full Story

Supreme Court Declines to Rule On E-15

posted on June 28, 2013 at 4:53 PM

Supreme Court Declines to Rule On E-15
The Supreme Court refused to consider a challenge by the American Petroleum Institute that would have blocked sales of E-15, a blend of gasoline that is 15 percent ethanol. Full Story

Renewable Fuels Supporters Unveil 2013 Goals

posted on February 1, 2013 at 6:12 PM

Renewable Fuels Supporters Unveil 2013 Goals
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. 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

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

Production of Ethanol in Iowa sets record

posted on December 23, 2011 at 3:08 PM

Increased exports helped push Iowa's ethanol production to a record 3.7 billion gallons in 2011, renewable fuel officials said. Full Story

Livestock farmers say ethanol eats too much corn

posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:29 PM

Livestock farmers are demanding a change in the nation's ethanol policy, claiming current rules could lead to higher meat prices if corn growers have a bad year. Full Story

Market to Market (October 7, 2011)

posted on October 7, 2011 at 8:23 PM

Market to Market (October 7, 2011)
Full Program: Private analysts cut estimates on domestic corn yields. A trio of long-awaited trade agreements inch their way closer to ratification. Researchers claim renewable fuels standards cannot be met without government support. Market analysis with Sue... Full Story

Couser Cattle Company

posted on September 16, 2011 at 12:00 AM

Couser Cattle Company
Couser Cattle Company, a Midwestern cattle producer, deploys innovative strategies to produce feed, food and fuel. Bill Couser is continually searching for ways to make his operation more sustainable while keeping the cost of production down. Full Story

Senators Unveil Ethanol Compromise

posted on July 8, 2011 at 4:07 PM

Senators Unveil Ethanol Compromise
A small group of rural and urban lawmakers reached a bipartisan deal in the Senate this week regarding ethanol's future. Full Story

Market to Market (July 8, 2011)

posted on July 8, 2011 at 3:07 PM

Market to Market (July 8, 2011)
Full Program: Senate leaders announce a bipartisan compromise cutting subsidies for ethanol. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation and his neighbors by converting waste into watts. Market analysis with Alan Brugler. Full Story

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts

posted on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 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
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