Ethanol use increasing, but corn acreage declining

Laws, Forrest
March 2006
Southeast Farm Press;3/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in the use of in ethanol production in the U.S. The Department of Agriculture is projecting that corn use for ethanol will increase by 550 million bushels or 34 percent in the 2006-2007 corn marketing year. This is because oil distributors are substituting renewable fuels for the more expensive petroleum-based kind.


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