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E-M:/ Corn: Fuel or Food?



In the Lansing State Journal but not on their web:

Corn: Fuel or food?

In the competition for corn, ethanol producers may be gaining ground at the expense of the world's hungry.

Full fuel tanks could mean many more empty bellies within the next two decades, according to new research by two University of Minnesota economists.

http://www.startribune.com/535/v-print/story/977495.html

 

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