Easing RFS minimizes drought impact

Easing RFS minimizes drought impact

Study finds reducing RFS would have "fully negated" impact of 2012 drought.

BY relaxing the federal ethanol mandate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could have counteracted the impact of the 2012 drought on corn prices, a new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln agricultural economists has concluded.

The study provided a guidepost for action by federal policy-makers in the event of future drought, co-author Azzeddine A

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