Transforming a kernel of corn into fuel-grade ethanol is nothing new for biofuel producers like Green Plains Renewable Energy.
Stories From This Episode
Ethanol Company Brews Green Energy
(Jan 29, 2010) The Agriculture Department estimates about 33 percent of this year's record 13.2 billion bushel corn crop will be used to produce ethanol.
Iowa Ethanol Mandate Proposed
(Jan 28, 2010) While the President called for continued investment in "advanced biofuels," ethanol proponents claim their predominantly corn-based product will need greater acceptance if the homegrown fuel is to satisfy production mandates of 12 billion gallons...
President Obama Delivers First State of the Union
(Jan 28, 2010) The government announced this week the U.S economy grew in the fourth quarter of 2009 at its fastest pace in six years.
Market Analysis: Jan 29, 2010: John Roach
(Jan 29, 2010) Grain prices continued the freefall they began two weeks ago, when the Agriculture Department's annual crop summary awakened hibernating bears.
Market Plus: Jan 29, 2010: John Roach
(Jan 29, 2010) John Roach and Mark Pearson discuss the markets