woodie144 Wrote:
Aug 11, 2012 2:55 PM
Stands on it? I'm not even sure he understands it's a problem. We all want farmers to do better, but is ethanol from corn the way to go? Sugar beets and cane sugar are better suited to ethanol production as attested by Brazil's switch to ethanol from cane production. Fact is, then sugar prices would rise, but would it necessarily have to? We could then eliminate tariffs imposed on cane from foreign sources, could we not? Import all the cane the ethanol producers can get, but keep hands off corn. You think the world won't be ticked off if the price to feed themselves rises drastically sue to our inconsideration of the fact that 1) we have plenty of oil here if we are willing to drill her and drill now 2) our energy policy was geared toward