Indian commission suggests allowing corn as ethanol feedstock

June 2, 2020 |

In India, the Hindu Business Line reports that despite the controversy created by approving the use of spoiled, surplus rice for ethanol feedstock, the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices now believes that using corn as ethanol feedstock should be allowed as well. Corn prices have collapsed nationally, so much that the government has had to implement a minimum selling price to help protect farmers but creating a biofuel supply chain for the corn could do a better job supporting those prices, the commission believes.

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