Barn Media 1-16-12: More Controversy Over the Relationship Between Food Prices and Ethanol
January 16, 2012
Last week, a Purdue University Ag Economy Professor said expect higher food prices and put the blame on the renewable fuel ethanol. Yesterday (Thursday) – crop prices fell like a rock because of the USDA report – but the professor says high feed corn prices are responsible for high food prices because of shortages. Steve McNinch is a board member of Growth Energy and Manager of Western Plains Energy…
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