Ethanol saved Midwest drivers $1.69 per gallon in 2011

- New research from two economics professors at the University of Wisconsin and Iowa State University shows that the average driver in the Midwest saved around $1.69 per gallon as a result of having American ethanol in the marketplace during 2011. The release today from the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University […]

Don’t underestimate the American farmer

-   In case you missed it, an article Tuesday from Bloomberg’s Jeff Wilson detailed the headline, “Rising Corn Acreage Seen Failing to Meet Increased U.S. Feed, Ethanol Use. “Mr. Wilson is discounting the ability of American farmer before the most even get a chance to put a seed in the ground. What makes his case […]

Considering Ethanol’s Economic Impact

- Whether you are for or against ethanol production in the United States, an important part of the ethanol equation that can’t be ignored is its economic impact. Ethanol directly employs over 70,000 and indirectly employs around 400,000 people in the United States. These high paying, green jobs are assisting in rural development across America giving […]