Topic: National Corn Growers Association
The 'dairy cliff' may have been avoided, but what was once a half-trillion-dollar bill full of subsidies for farmers was slimmed down to a no-frills extension. The once all-powerful farm interest may have lost its pull.
EPA denied a request Friday to suspend parts of the 2007 Renewable Fuel Standard, which came from concerns that the feed corn essential to those states' agricultural businesses would be diverted to supply ethanol refineries.
Worried about high food prices, Congress tries to push the biofuel industry to use nonfood crops.
05/01/2008 01:00 am
Worried about high food prices, Congress tries to push the industry to use nonfood crops.
04/30/2008 01:00 am