NEWS
RFS Cut Fallout Examined
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Nov 26, 2013 01:28 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- As the U.S. ethanol and agriculture industries prepare to fight a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to cut the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2014, a new study shows a lower mandate would have a modest effect on corn prices.

The study, authored by Bruce Babcock, Cargill endowed chair of energy economics and director of the Biobased Industry Center and a professor of economics at Iowa State University, shows U.S. farmers may not be hurt by an EPA decision to cut the overall biofuels mandate by about 3 billion gallons in 2014.

In his study, "Impact on Corn ...

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