Corn producers attending the 2007 Commodity Classic were pleased to hear that Case IH is creating a fleet of flexible-fuel Ford F-150 pickups to serve as their field representatives. And such vehicles will be burning E-85 when available.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wednesday announced joint funding with Broin Companies in the development of a bio-refinery plant that will commercialize cellulosic ethanol technology developed by DuPont. The DOE funding accelerates the development of
Congress might tinker with and possibly cut the duty on ethanol imports when it expires in 2009, but the tax won't be scrapped because of investments in Midwestern biofuel output, U.S. industry members predict.