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US ethanol exports reach all-time high
Source : biofuels-news.com
In the US, 92.2 million acres of corn will be planted for the purpose of producing ethanol, while 85.1 million acres of corn will be harvested, with a yield of around 158.7 bushels per acres. These are figures according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). "American farmers appear poised to once again respond to market signals and increase their productivity without needing to convert non-agricultural land to cropland", Geoff Cooper, the vice president of research and analysis at the Renewable Fuels Association, says. "Obviously this is USDA's first bite at the apple and a lot can change between now and the fall that could make the crop larger or smaller. Nevertheless, by all indications, it appears that farmers are prepared to supply enough corn to meet demand and add to surplus levels."
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17 May 2011 |
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