Rick Tolman

CEO, National Corn Growers Association

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CEO of the National Corn Growers Association, based in St. Louis, Missouri

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The rush is on for biofuels: to end dependence on oil, help solve global warming and create jobs for the rural poor.

Biofuels: The Benefits and the Bad News

The rush is on for biofuels: to end dependence on oil, help solve global warming and create jobs for the rural poor.

from To the Point

The rush is on for biofuels to end dependence on
oil, help solve global warming and create jobs for the rural poor. In America's
corn-belt, especially in Iowa, there's a rush to…

Do Biofuels Cause More Problems than They Solve?

The rush is on for biofuels to end dependence on oil, help solve global warming and create jobs for the rural poor. In America's corn-belt, especially in Iowa, there's a rush to…

from To the Point

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