E-85, the fuel of the future is here today. Ford, General Motors and other automakers are ramping up production of flex-fuel vehicles that can burn up to 85% ethanol. And the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition expects up to 1,000 more gas stations to sell
Most of us in agriculture think we know something about ethanol, the name we use for ethyl alcohol. After all, it's been available for decades in a 10% fuel blend at Midwest gas pumps. It now consumes more than a tenth of the nation's corn crop. But here a
The Iowa legislature was treated to a strong cocktail of ethanol, biodiesel and prairie populism Monday as more then 500 farmers and other backers of renewable fuels rallied to support legislation that would require 25% total renewable fuel usage in Iowa b
A new University of Missouri study shows annual ethanol production in that state is expected to reach 350 gallons by 2008, consuming one-third of Missouri's corn crop. At that level, the crop value at farm level would increase by $73 million, 5,600 jobs wo
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General Motors today announced 26 additional E85 refueling pumps will be added to stations in the greater Chicago area through collaborative partnerships with Shell Oil Products US and VeraSun Energy Corp. The collaboration is part of a broader, national G