Renewable Energy Report: March 2010 Newsletter

The Renewable Energy Newsletter provides information and analysis from agricultural economists and others on current issues facing the emerging renewable energy industry. More information on renewable energy can be found at our website. Please send comments on issues or topics by contacting me at or 641-423-0844. You can sign-up...

This article continues the discussion of the impact carbon offsets from a cap and trade policy could have on production agriculture.

This article focuses on the recently released blending amounts and greenhouse gas emission levels of biofuels.

This article assesses USDA's recently released corn and soybean supply and usage projections for the next decades and implications for biofuels.

This article describes the ethanol industry in the Upper Grain Plains along with state subsidies and production performance levels.

This is the first in a series of articles on why some value-added businesses fail and others succeed.