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University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows ethanol production rose 23% since 2014

University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows ethanol production rose 23% since 2014

February 13, 2019 |

In Nebraska, a recent impact study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) economists reveals Nebraska’s ethanol production capacity increased by 23 percent since 2014 and continues to be a significant driver of economic impact for the state. “The state sees what economists describe as an economic ‘bounce’ when we take advantage of the added value when […]

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UNL study says relaxing RFS during 2012 drought would have cut corn prices

UNL study says relaxing RFS during 2012 drought would have cut corn prices

March 10, 2015 |

In Nebraska, by relaxing a federal ethanol mandate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could have counteracted the impact of the 2012 drought on corn prices, a new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln agricultural economists concludes. The study provides a guidepost for action by federal policymakers in the event of future drought, said co-author Azzeddine Azzam, […]

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