Renewable Fuels Profitability Models Offer Valuable Info to Farmers

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Audio with Ann Johanns, Extension Program Specialist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Suggested lead: Spreadsheet models developed by the Ag Marketing Research Center at Iowa State University offer an in-depth look at profitability for the renewable fuels industry and farmers. The spreadsheets, developed more than ten years ago, are updated monthly and provide valuable information, according to Ann Johanns extension program specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach…tape

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The monthly updates gage profitability for the industry…tape

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Johanns offers how the industry uses the reports compiled each month…tape

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The reports can be found on the Ag Marketing Resource Center website, or through a monthly newsletter…tape

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