energy

Congress: Should Ethanol Subsidies Be Extended?

The heat is on again in the U.S. Congress to take action before the end of the year. Next on the list is whether or not to extend the ethanol subsidies.

First up to bat in the debate are Senators Dianne Feinstein and Jon Kyl calling for end end to the ethanol subsidies.

Dr. John Foley - How Do We Feed A Growing World Without Destroying The Planet?


How Do We Feed A Growing World Without Destroying The Planet? - Dr. John Foley - University of Minnesota , Institute of the Environment, from the Leman Pork Conference, September 18-21, 2010, RiverCentre, St Paul, MN, USA.

Dr. Stephen Pohl - "Maintaining" the Bottom Line


"Maintaining" the Bottom Line - Dr. Stephen Pohl, South Dakota State University, from the Iowa Pork Congress, January 27-28, 2010, Des Moines, IA, USA.

U.S. bioenergy policy: Time to refuel?

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A recently-released policy paper by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy is questioning the United States’ biofuels policy, and rightly so. The paper, “Fundamentals of a Sustainable U.S. Biofuels Policy,” challenges the economic, environmental and logistical basis for ethanol production.

Cap-and-trade bill: What’s in it for me?

While President Obama is expected to focus on challenges in Afghanistan and a hefty new health care bill this week, many in the farm community are growingly concerned about the future of cap-and-trade legislation, and its implications for farmers. According to University of Illinois agricultural economist and environmental policy guru Madhu Khanna, there are both positive and negative consequences for American farmers in a climate bill that would define the nation’s first-ever mandatory limit on heat-trapping gases, in an effort to slow-down global warming effects.

Dr. Bob Morrison - It's a Small World: Carbon Credits


It's a Small World: Carbon Credits - Dr. Bob Morrison, University of Minnesota, 2009 Carthage Vet Service Annual Swine Conference, coverage sponsored by Suvaxyn from Fort Dodge, September 1, 2009, Malcomb, Illinois, USA.

Precision Agriculture: The Strategic Future of Animal Production


Precision Agriculture: The Strategic Future of Animal Production - Dr. Dennis DiPietre KnowledgeVentures LLC, at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Seminar, August 15, 2009, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, USA.

Precision Agriculture: The Strategic Future of Animal Production - PIP


Precision Agriculture: The Strategic Future of Animal Production - Dr. Dennis DiPietre KnowledgeVentures LLC, at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Seminar, August 15, 2009, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, USA.
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