FarmPolicy

November 18, 2019

Biofuels- (Interview with Lee Terry (R-Neb.)); Climate Change; Doha; Food Safety; Ag Credit-Income Issues; and Crop Insurance

Biofuels- (Interview with Lee Terry (R-Neb.))

Reuters writer Roberta Rampton reported yesterday that, “President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he wants to see new types of biofuels commercialized as quickly as possible, but the corn-based ethanol industry needs to remain viable in the meantime.

“‘My administration is committed to moving as quickly as possible to commercialize an array of emerging cellulosic technologies so that tomorrow’s biofuels will be produced from sustainable biomass feedstocks and waste materials rather than corn,’ Obama wrote in a letter to a group of farm-state governors.”

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