- This farming region south of Fresno in California's San Joaquin Valley is one of the world's most productive, a place where farmers grow everything from grapes to livestock, from almonds to dairy products, and from kiwi to corn. But the hottest crop in the San Joaquin Valley these days is biofuel.
Like many farmers in Wisconsin, the......Full article >>>
$20 billion would be applied to deficit reduction. The remaining $30 billion would finance biofuels development, nutrition programs, conservation reserves, and rural economic development.
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ing the livelihood of their constituents. A member of Congress from New York City or San Francisco could never pull that off.
The biofuels revolution presents a market-based chance to change how the federal government treats all farmers. It's an opportunity that cannot be ignored.
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