Stocker Steve wrote:callmefence wrote:I don't see how anyone could see making fuel from a renewable resource as a bad thing.
The question is how much oil is used to till/plant/fertilize/harvest/dry/truck/process E corn, compared to what it yields...
Sugar cane is much more energy efficient, but it does not grow well in Iowa, and Brazilians don't get to vote in Iowa' presidential primary
Vs drilling and pumping it from miles below the ocean surface?? Hmmmm.
Don't have time to look it up but blackland research center at Temple reported good results using switchgrass several years back.
Sometimes common sense should override political views.... probably won't, but it should.