Local corn is the low cost energy fuel for home heating purposes. Ratchet petroleum price as necessary to eliminate options prior to each prevailing petroleum price gouge. Thusly, corn stoves were waiting in the wings until the petroleum ratchet affect became permanent or excessive.
Presently and in the future, at the low point of petroleum rachet prices,
Corn ethanol and ethanol/gasoline blends cost less than petroleum gasoline.
Corn ethanol refinery owner/operator ADM stock doubled in 2005.
The long eared horse ate ears of corn for horsepower.
The horse master got energized on corn ethanol shine.
Horses stepped aside as petrol horsepower shined.
Put your ears to the ground and listen up
Corn ears to ethanol energize horsepower
when petro in the tank cost $3/gallon
Corn ear ethanol cost less than petro
Take the prophet from the tank.
At $3/bushel, no fuel including free wood cost less than corn.
Corn ethanol cost less than petroleum gasoline.
Soybean methanol biodiesel cost less than petroleum diesel.
In 2006 the U.S. imports 65% of it's petroleum. Global petroleum
supply peaked, is on the decline, and can hardly meet global demand. There are No major new petro discoveries in over 20 years around the globe. The rave about Canadian "sands" on the subject website for example, are projected only to replace the decrease in Canadian petroleum.
The U.S. will import 71% of its petroleum by 2025 projects the Energy
Information Administration at $50/barrel or more.
Two-thirds of the world's limited oil reserves are located in the
terrorist Middle East.
$50 billion annually the US spends in the Middle East.
$130 billion the US subsidized big oil over the years.
Billions more keep military troops in the Middle East.
Ethanol 100% runs fine in a flexible fuel vehicles. Ethanol is blended with gasoline at terminals to decrease corrosiveness and discourage human consumption. Ethanol offers a cost effective, unlimited continuously available locally renewable environmentally friendly energy supply in lieu of the limited availability of the pollutant petroleum.
Corn first fed horses and humans for power.
Corn ethanol first fueled Henry Ford's internal combustion engines.
Peanut oil first fueled the Rudolph Diesel engines.
Petro oil replaced grain oil with gas and diesel while cheap.
At $3/gallon Corn ethanol and biodiesel cost less than petro.
Driving forces must return to the roots of energy.
In 2005, the use of ethanol reduced the U.S. trade deficit by $8.7
billion by eliminating the need to import 170 million barrels of oil.
Source: LECG, LLC January 2006
Between 1955 and 2005 US oil production was 6 million barrels per
day but not once reached 10 million barrels per day
In 1975-1977 US oil production peaked and continues to decline.
In early 2000's global oil production peaked and is declining.
Oil imports supply the increased US demand and decreased supply.
Corn and Cellulose ethanol are renewable, advanced biofuels that can
be used in today's cars. It is one of the most cost effective ways to
reduce gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from
May 30, 2006 9:47 AM
By Elton Robinson Farm Press Editorial Staff
Thousands of Iowa's Corn Farmers See the Future in Fuel
Growers Investing In Ethanol Plants Across the State
By Peter Slevin
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, May 21, 2006; Page A03
GOLDFIELD, Iowa --
Staff writer Kari Lydersen in Chicago contributed to this report.
Pharmacrops by Bill Moran, President, Iowa Corn Growers Association
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