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ManagementAdding Fuel To The Fire
September 11, 2008
Not too many years ago, higher fuel prices were a non-issue with CropLife® 100 retailers. Indeed, in the 20th annual Read More
ManagementBiofuels’ Big Picture
September 11, 2008
What is the outlook for biofuels? We must admit that initially, we were quite guarded about the industry. In addition Read More
Crop InputsAn Eye On Ethanol
September 9, 2008
Ethanol production is placing an enormous demand on our agricultural system. This past year the industry used about 1.8 billion Read More
LegislationBipartisan Bill Aids Alternative Fuel Efforts
August 12, 2008
The National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (NEVC), the nation’s primary advocate of the use of E85, strongly endorses a recent legislative Read More
ManagementCuba Follows Fidel, Cuts Ethanol Plans
August 12, 2008
Fidel Castro still wields a strong influence on Cuban strategy, including the country’s ethanol production plans, according to a Reuters Read More
ManagementEPA Rejects Ethanol Waiver Request
August 12, 2008
EPA denied a request by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to waive 50 percent of the 9-billion-gallon Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Read More
ManagementFord Offers Four ’09 FFV
August 6, 2008
Ford Motor Co. will add four new flexible fuel vehicle (FFV) models to its line in 2009, plus one FFV Read More
ManagementCalling For More Flex Fuel Vehicles
August 6, 2008
Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that calls for more flex fuel vehicles. The Open Fuel Standard Act Read More
ManagementAlliance To Protect Ethanol Subsidies
July 31, 2008
A group of U.S. agribusiness companies — led by Archer Daniels Midland and including familiar retail suppliers — have formed Read More
LegislationEPA Sitting On Ethanol Decision
July 31, 2008
EPA has put off a decision on Texas’ request to temporarily lower ethanol requirements for gasoline, a change Texas Gov. Read More
ManagementBrazilian Ethanol Floods U.S.
July 16, 2008
Brazil will likely export at least 3 billion liters — or about 793 million gallons — of ethanol to the Read More
ManagementPower Off The Cob
July 8, 2008
One Minnesota ethanol company plans to shell out funds to make the switch from natural gas as its energy source Read More
ManagementTeam Ethanol Races To First Victory
July 8, 2008
The Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen is the first IndyCar Series win for Team Ethanol. Ryan Hunter-Reay took Read More
ManagementCorn Changing Ag Landscape
July 8, 2008
Demand for biofuels, grain, and farm land is driving a revolution in American agriculture, a Purdue agricultural economist says. Purdue’s Read More
ManagementEthanol Co-Products Eyed As Fillers In Plastics
July 2, 2008
Two university researchers are looking at dried distillers grains as a possible component in plastics, according to Science Daily. "A Read More
ManagementMore Flex Fuel Vehicles Coming From GM
July 2, 2008
Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that calls for more flex fuel vehicles. The Open Fuel Standard Act Read More
ManagementNo-Till Fuels Ethanol Value
June 25, 2008
Ethanol-based corn may be getting a bum rap, in light of the growing global food crisis, but the biofuel does Read More
ManagementOK To Plant Alternative Source
June 18, 2008
Oklahoma is testing switchgrass to see if it’s alright as an ethanol source. KDFA Television in Oklahoma says researchers are Read More
ManagementFood Summit Keys On Biofuels
June 11, 2008
World leaders overcame disputes over biofuels and other concerns to counter hunger and soaring food prices. Delegates from 181 nations Read More
ManagementEthanol ‘Smear Campaign’ Angers Farm Bureau
June 11, 2008
The Illinois Farm Bureau is asking its 80,000 members to contact large food companies about an alleged ‘smear campaign’ organized Read More
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