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Most prior studies have found that substituting biofuels for gasoline will reduce greenhouse gases because biofuels sequester carbon through the growth of the feedstock. These analyses have failed to count the carbon emissions that occur as farmers worldwide respond to higher prices and convert forest and grassland to new cropland to replace the grain (or(More)
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We quantify the emergence of biofuel markets and its impact on U.S. and world agriculture for the coming decade using the multi-market, multi-commodity international FAPRI (Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute) model. The model incorporates the trade-offs between biofuel, feed, and food production and consumption and international feedback(More)
Acknowledgments This report is intended to provoke discussion and debate that will lead to a vision among researchers in public institutions, seed companies, and the feed industry for modifying corn quality traits to enhance its nutrient value in livestock feed applications. This report also attempts to provide direction to farmer organizations and the corn(More)
All of the authors are affiliated with the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University except Tun-Hsiang Yu, who is now with the University of Tennesee, Eddie Chavez, who is with the University of Arkansas, and Suwen Pan, who is with Texas Tech University. Abstract We examine four scenarios for the evolution of the biofuel sector(More)
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