Ethanol refinery with farm fields

CEA’s Chris Ventura examines the importance of ethanol and to America’s fuel security and how affordable natural gas is the key to lowering costs for farmers and ethanol producers across Iowa.

Our farmers use energy. In fact, they use a lot of it. Direct energy expenses for Iowa’s farmers include diesel, gasoline, propane, and electricity, and they cost more than $1 billion annually. Some of this energy, however, is used to further diversify America’s access to fuel security by transforming corn into ethanol.

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