This week Siouxland Energy Cooperative, in Sioux Center, Iowa, announced it will idle ethanol production. The company is pointing the finger at SREs recently provided to oil refineries by the Trump administration.
Inspectors tested and discovered a harmful chemical in tainted sewer sludge from the Lapeer, Michigan waste water treatment plant, back in 2017. Those solids were used for fertilizer. Today, it’s still not an option.
For the past two months or so, rural residents in corn-growing country have coped with an annual traffic hazard: blind corners obscured by tall corn, but according to John Phipps, it also serves as an annual reminder.
Iowa State University broke ground on a new state-of-the-art facility this month. The new Feed Mill and Grain Science Center is a piece of a larger effort. ISU also created a new minor in Feed Science and Technology.