Are solar power and agave farming a match made in heaven?
May 21, 2014, 8:32 a.m. by Sami Grover
Deserts have a lot of sun, but not much water. That's why researchers are advocating combined solar and agave farms.
Mother Nature's Pop Science Guide to Corn [Infographic]
August 13, 2013, 11:46 a.m.
We encounter corn almost every day, even if we never see a cob or a kernel. It's used in a variety of foods and industrial products, from polenta and pancakes to penicillin and plastic. In honor of this cornucopia, MNN offers a graphical tribute to a gifted grain.
Solved: The mystery of the biofuel-filled train that kept crossing the border
December 28, 2012, 10:32 a.m. by John Platt
A Canadian company and a partner are the latest to defraud an EPA system designed to bring more renewable fuels into the market.
Infographic: Big Bad Corn
September 25, 2012, 9:54 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Three out of every four products in the grocery store contain corn. This infographic shows how the use of corn for fuel and food has increased dramatically over the past 30-plus years and how it affects everything from weight to environment.
How ethanol is saving fuel at Daytona 500
February 22, 2012, 3:19 p.m. by Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily
Blended fuel emits 20 percent less greenhouse gas emissions than unleaded gasoline. In addition, NASCAR is supporting recycling programs for car batteries and oil.
U.S. ethanol production drops, snaps 4-week rise
August 17, 2011, 12:56 p.m. by Carey Gillam
The Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday that U.S. ethanol production was down about 1 percent.
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