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Ethanol Transportation Backgrounder: Expansion of U.S. Corn-based Ethanol from the Agricultural Transportation Perspective

Date:
November 22, 2013
Topics:
Alternative Energy, Publications, Resources

Produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service, this report offers an overview of transportation issues facing an expanding U.S. ethanol industry in the context of the U.S. corn market—currently the main source of ethanol production in the United States. The report presents a frame of reference as the ethanol industry continues to grow and additional transportation benchmarks and indicators develop by providing analysis of transportation requirements for corn-based ethanol and its impact on grain transportation. Click here to view this report.