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To: NormsRevenge
less mileage, costs more... what's not to love???

did they also factor in all the gas/fuel used in the production/transportation of said corn??? i think not

5 posted on 04/20/2014 10:28:27 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode

I’ve always pointed out that irritation pumps run on natural gas or diesel. Farm machines run on diesel, trucks to haul the product turns on diesel and the processes to cook down the corn use energy of some kind. The refineries use extra energy to blend the ethanol into the gasoline. Then you are left with a less btu dense fuel.

Nothing rational or scientific about this debacle. Engines are more expensive and don’t last as long. Oh well. At least berkshire hathoway is always a winner.


19 posted on 04/20/2014 11:46:53 AM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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