Customer Support: Will Ethanol Go By The Wayside?

June 26, 2018 08:33 AM
 
 

The following content is commentary and opinions expressed are solely those of the author.

For more than a decade, drivers, farmers, big oil, and ethanol producers have been debating how fuel efficient the biofuel is.

U.S. Farm Report commentator John Phipps receives a viewer question if ethanol will fall by the wayside since there is more domestic oil drilling.

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Ralph Yowell
Etlan, VA
6/27/2018 06:17 AM
 

  Remove the govrnmt subsidies, and let the free market decide when the time is right for biofuels and it will work.

 
 
Charles Johnson
Dubuque, IA
6/27/2018 08:07 AM
 

  Ethanol consumes 45% of corn production, no way that it goes away. http://www.agmanager.info/grain-marketing/grain-supply-and-demand-wasde/us-food-alcohol-corn-usage

 
 
L Becker
Heron Lake, MN
7/5/2018 07:03 PM
 

  How about the subsidy on foreign oil paid in military protection and the blood of American Servicemen and women?? I mean really, when was the last time you watched a pair of F-16s fly over an ethanol plant? Sometimes you’ve gotta look at the bigger picture!

 
 

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