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Groups Push for Energy Focus at Summit
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Mar 4, 2015 05:01 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Supporters of renewable energy from agriculture want to see Republican presidential candidates declare their support for renewables, or at least recognize the role of renewable energy in the rural economy.

Twenty-four major agricultural and renewable trade associations signed a letter calling on presidential hopefuls speaking this weekend at the Iowa Ag Summit to take note that Iowa is ranked at or near the top for production of ethanol, biodiesel and wind power.

"Our collective hope is that as you convene to discuss matters of importance to Iowa agriculture, renewable energy will be a primary topic of conversation," ...

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