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Environmental Scientists Study Impact Of Corn-Based Ethanol

February 18, 2009

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Agribusiness Economist, Dr. Silvia Secchi, is part of a team of environmental scientists and statisticians taking a closer look at the costs and benefits of corn-based ethanol production. The researchers are looking into the overall effects of ethanol production on such things as crop prices, crop choices, land usage, water quality, and regional economies. To learn more about the project, follow the link below: