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Title: Agricultural Impacts of Biofuels Production
Authors: Walsh, Marie E.
Torre Ugarte, Daniel de la
English, Burton C.
Jensen, Kimberly L.
Hellwinckel, Chad M.
Menard, R. Jamey
Nelson, Richard G.
Keywords: biodiesel
biofuels
biomass
cellulose feedstocks
crop residues
ethanol
forest residues
switchgrass
JEL Codes: O11
Q11
Q41
Issue Date: 2007-08
Abstract: Analysis of the potential to supply 25% of projected 2025 U.S. transportation fuels indicates sufficient biomass resources are available to meet increased demand while simultaneously meeting food, feed, and export needs. Corn and soybeans continue to be important feedstocks for ethanol and biodiesel production, but cellulose feedstocks (agricultural crop residues, energy crops such as switchgrass, and forestry residues) will play a major role. Farm income increases, mostly because of higher crop prices. Increased crop prices increase the cost of producing biofuels.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/6514
Institution/Association: Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics>Volume 39, Number 02, August 2007
Total Pages: 8
From Page: 365
To Page: 372
Collections:Volume 39, Number 02, August 2007

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