An Outlook for the Biofuels Industry in the Southern United States

Two seemingly unrelated topics are discussed- an outlook for biofuels in the southern United States, along with an overview of the important role that information technology is playing in the fuel ethanol industry. The outlook discussion is limited to issues involving the two principal biofuels, fuel ethanol and biodiesel, and their respective feed stocks, corn and soybean oil. The two topics are linked with a description of how information technology (IT) has enabled the development of the fuel ethanol franchise and a discussion of how IT is changing the very nature of biofuel operations.


Issue Date:
2006-08
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/43771
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 38, Number 2
Page range:
355-367
Total Pages:
13
JEL Codes:
O14; O31; Q12; Q13; Q16




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