Harvest Public Media
7:56 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Feds Propose To Reduce Ethanol Requirement In Gasoline

The federal government proposed Friday to cut the amount of corn-based ethanol oil companies have to put in the gasoline supply, by more than a billion gallons. Much of the corn used to make that ethanol is grown right here in the Midwest. 

Cutting the amount of corn ethanol required in the Renewable Fuel Standard essentially puts a cap on demand for corn from the Midwest.

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10:08 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Mo. Lawmakers Mulling Rule Change For Ethanol Use

(via Flickr/bradleypjohnson)

Originally published on Mon October 7, 2013 5:44 pm

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is proposing a rule change that would allow more ethanol to be blended into gasoline sold in the Show-Me State.

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Harvest Public Media
3:48 pm
Tue June 19, 2012

Enzyme Factory Mixes Into Ethanol's Future

A vial of ethanol enzyme is displayed during the grand opening of the Novozymes laboratory in Blair, Neb.
Grant Gerlock NET

Inside a new facility in Blair, Neb., north of Omaha, a gleaming maze of steel tubes connect a line of giant fermentation tanks that will cultivate some of the most advanced biotechnology in the ethanol industry.

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Harvest Public Media
10:07 am
Wed February 8, 2012

Biomass Or Bust: Kansas Ethanol Plant Seeks Higher Ground

Corn stalks, leaves and cobs like these at the Kansas State Southwest Research and Extension Center in Garden City, Kan., can be harvested as biomass.
Eric Durban Harvest Public Media

Drive by a field that’s ready for biomass harvest and you’ll think you’re too late. The grain is gone and it’s just broken stalks and leaves everywhere.

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Harvest Public Media
6:27 pm
Tue October 5, 2010

Ethanol Decision May Split The Market

About half the gasoline sold in the U.S. today contains 10 percent ethanol.

But the ethanol industry, arguing that a 15 percent blend (E-15) is safe for all cars, last year asked the Environmental Protection Agency to approve a higher level of ethanol in fuel.

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