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Special Issue > Energy by the Bushel



Fuel Farming
Missouri farmers harvest
bumper crop of ethanol

By Dan Campbell

A farm-supply co-op
view of ethanol

By Dan Campbell

Left Behind
Some country elevators left
behind as ethanol diverts
supplies

By Catherine Merlo

Bring It on Home
Local ownership of renewable
energy helps Ďkeep it
on the farmí

By Alan Borst

From Grass to Gas
How soon will cellulosic
ethanol be a factor?

By Anthony Crooks

Keep on Truckiní
Ethanol boom creates
transportation challenges

By Stephen Thompson

Measuring the gains
for distillers grains

By Anthony Crooks

Ethanol from Sugar
What are the prospects
for U.S. sugar co-ops?

By James Jacobs

VAPG program
helping fuel biofuel
growth



DEPARTMENTS

COMMENTARY
CO-OP DEVELOPMENT ACTION
NEWSLINE
INSIDE RURAL DEVELOPMENT

On the Cover:
Mid-Missouri Energy Cooperative member Brian Miles isnít just harvesting
corn, heís harvesting ethanol and helping to wean America from its
dependence on foreign oil. The hopes, concerns and potential for the
nationís ethanol industry are examined in this special issue. USDA photo
by Dan Campbell