A group of experts speaking at the National Ethanol Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 6, said the rubber is about to meet the road in the next two years—when corn ethanol’s 15-billion-gallon cap set in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) becomes a reality..
A U.S. bankruptcy court in Michigan is set to auction off, on Feb. 5, assets worth tens of millions of dollars, including hundreds of unexpired land leases from Decatur, MIbased Stamp Farms LLC following the farm’s filing for Chapter 11 protection in November.
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Farmers who film parodies of popular songs showing what they do on the farm and then post the videos on such sites as YouTube, Grandin said, go a long way in showing what farmers do. Slaughter houses should install live internet cameras for the world to judge their work for themselves, she said.
One week after the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) responded to an Environment Protection Agency (EPA) report criticizing the state’s handling of its concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) program, EPA opened a 30-day public comment period on Iowa’s proposed changes to the program.
Southeastern Kansas farmers are learning there could be something worse than drought-diminished corn yields. As harvest wrapped up near Hartford last week, producers hauling in average yields of 30 to 35 bushels an acre were often met with more devastating news: Much of that corn contained aflatoxin.
Though Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson told members of Congress that the agency has no intention to regulate farm dust, some lawmakers and their rural constituents aren’t convinced.
Companies planning to use biomass to produce electricity and biofuels got a break from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this summer when it handed down a three-year exemption from carbon dioxide emissions regulations.
Secretaries of agriculture in eight states have asked congressional leaders to renew ethanols volumetric ethanol excise tax credit, or the 45-cent-per-gallon blenders credit, which is set to expire at the end of 2010.