Ethanol is a big driver for the corn market and North Dakota Corn Growers Association Vice President Paul Thomas says that may include higher ethanol blends. “We’re looking at a low-carbon, high-octane fuel,” said Thomas. Rather than the E10 standard today, this proposal would push that to a 20 or 25 percent ethanol blend. “We have to keep this science-based, but there is a general awareness in the public about a vision for a greener society.” That would give agriculture a larger role in the discussion about climate change.
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