TITLE

Grain market and refineries competing in high-stakes duel

AUTHOR(S)
Ahlberg, Liz
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/25/2012, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a competition for feedstock supplies between the agricultural grain markets and biofuel refineries. The competition is attributed to increased biofuel production, particularly ethanol derived from corn. Due to this competition, concern for the more fundamental issue of allocating limited farmland resources has emerged, according to the article.
ACCESSION #
75901336

 

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