It's hard not to think about fuel prices these days. "Pain at the pump is no fun," says Machinery Pete. The older, less fuel efficient models can get expensive to fill. The used tractor market has seen strong sales in the past couple of years. Will buyer
Ethanol is a popular topic of conversation these days -- from the co-op and coffee shop to the discussion groups here at Agriculture Online. Farmers find themselves on both sides of the issue, and with questions about ethanol's future.
Missouri Governor Matt Blunt signed the Missouri Renewable Fuels Standard into law Wednesday, boosting the availability and use of biofuels and requiring all gasoline sold in the state to contain 10% ethanol by 2008.
The Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) is sponsoring a national "pump tour" this summer, offering discounts on E-10 (10% ethanol, 90% gasoline) at gas stations around the country. Farm Business Editor Dan Looker was in Kansas City yesterday f