Tag Archives: corn

Breaking news: Corn for food, not automobile fuel

Hah. That’s right and here’s why: Making ethanol, especially from corn, uses more energy than it yields. That’s a shocker to many folks, I know. This op-ed makes that case in fine fashion.

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In Ogalla Aquifer country, the real threat is chemically-dependent agriculture

That’s the central premise of this nice op-ed I just spotted on the NY Times Web site. The author of it is correct. I saw the Nebraska countryside she writes about on many occasions while on reserve duty at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha.