According to the report, the ongoing growth of corn-based ethanol production raises some fundamental questions about what impact continued growth will have on
For example, study analysts project that
That means pork and poultry production could decline with higher corn prices and increased utilization of corn by ethanol plants.
Report authors add that these results should not be viewed as a prediction of what will eventually materialize. But rather, the results indicate a logical end point to the current incentives to invest in corn-based ethanol plants.
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