186Re: [cornplace] Unique Breed
- Mar 4, 2007Cornstoves wrote:
>From the calculators that I have seen, firewood and coal cost less.
> No heating fuel cost less than whole kernel shelled corn.
They are just not as convenient or clean.
>That is strictly a marketing issue.
> Pepsi & Coke are made from corn syrup and cost less than bottled spring
> Gasoline made from corn ethanol cost less than $2/gallon petro out ofGasoline would cost a lot less if it were not for the taxes. Corn
> the ground.
ethanol is subsidized while gasoline is heavily taxed. It's pork barrel
politics at it's worst. The government makes many times more profit
per gallon of gasoline than Exxon does.
I am not against corn by any means. But the current market is distorted
by self serving politicians and corporations.
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