Bruce Babcock

Iowa State University

Guest

Professor of Economics at Iowa State University and former director of its Center for Agricultural and Rural Development; farmer who grows soy and corn

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Under federal law since 2007, gasoline in America has been blended with more and more corn-based ethanol every year.

Is Ethanol Doing More Harm than Good?

Under federal law since 2007, gasoline in America has been blended with more and more corn-based ethanol every year.

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The Agriculture Department reported today that his year’s corn yield is the lowest since 1995, resulting from the nation’s worst drought in 56 years.

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The Agriculture Department reported today that his year’s corn yield is the lowest since 1995, resulting from the nation’s worst drought in 56 years.

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More than 1000 counties in 29 states – the most ever -- have been declared natural disaster areas.

Drought and King Corn

More than 1000 counties in 29 states – the most ever -- have been declared natural disaster areas.

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