Farm waste may demand return of biofuels
A combine hitched with a Cob Caddy gathers corn and cobs while blowing stover back into the field on a farm near Hurley, S.D. in this October 2007 file photo.
Iowa Senate approves tax break for ethanol fuel
An effort to maintain a tax break for ethanol blended fuel has won state Senate approval.
Brazil's Sugarcane Harvest Off to Fast Start
Brazil's sugarcane harvest has gotten off to a flying start in a year expected to produce more ethanol, but not necessarily more ethanol exports.
House OKs bills to limit ethanol sales in Maine
The Maine House has given initial approval to bills that would ban the sale of ethanol in Maine or limit its use to a 5 percent blend.
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Roll back ethanol fuel mandate
If the ethanol mandate isn't rolled back soon, Americans will ultimately pay a lot more for a fuel that never should have been subsidized in the first place.
Future devastating world-wide starvation could be caused by climate change
On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture reported drought -related crop losses in 2012 across the US were the worst since the 1950's, with Texas being one of the hardest hit states.