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"Grasslands to cashlands?" Tell that to this black-footed ferret.  Corn fields don't make good wildlife habitat.  Photo: J. Michael Lockhart, US Fish & Wildlife Service

Disappearing Grasslands are No Joke

4/4/2013 // By Lara Bryant

We wish this opinion piece in Ethanol Producer magazine was actually written for April Fool’s Day. Mike Bryan, CEO of BBI Biofuels, criticizes a recent study by researchers at South Dakota State University, which found that more than 1.3 million acres […] Read more >

Protecting Wildlife and a Way of Life: America’s Grasslands Conference

9/30/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

America’s prairies, iconic grasslands that conjure up images of cowboys, Native Americans, wild horses and bison, are some of the most endangered ecosystems in the world. As they disappear, so does an American way of life, a western spirit of […] Read more >

Cutting Corn Ethanol Subsidies: Congress Should Be All Ears

3/31/2011 // By Aviva Glaser

As early as this afternoon, the Senate may vote on an amendment that would save taxpayers billions of dollars by cutting wasteful and environmentally-harmful corn ethanol subsidies. At a time when Congress has been fighting over how deeply to cut […] Read more >

Looking for a Tax Rebate this Year? Find it in Corn Ethanol!

3/3/2011 // By Jenna Peters

Many members of Congress were elected in November promising to save money and cut unnecessary government spending, yet these same members continue to defend a wasteful, expensive, and environmentally damaging program.  But while Congress has been quick to vote to cut […] Read more >