Department of Energy news
Sixteen of the nation’s top corn grower leaders sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen encouraging her to adopt an emissions model developed by the Department of Energy.
Several factors are impacting agricultural land ownership in the United States, including the transfer of farmland to the next generation.
The first half of 2023 has come to end and it was bullish for the stock market, and though commodities, per se, remain stuck in a trading range that goes back a year, there were some historic events that did unfold with hard assets.
Electric vehicle maker Rivian said it will follow General Motors and Ford and join Tesla’s charging network next year.
American Farmland Trust noted its support for the introduction of the bipartisan Agrivoltaics Research and Demonstration Act of 2023.
Western Illinois University’s School of Agriculture will host its fourth annual Pennycress Field Day on May 25 at the Agriculture Field Laboratory.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a last-minute emergency waiver to allow E15 gasoline to be sold nationwide this summer. This was the fourth straight year the waiver was implemented.
With the “unrealistic belief” that electric vehicles will overtake gasoline vehicles in a few years, a researcher said ethanol can play a key parallel role in curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its work plan for allocating funds provided in the fiscal year 2023 Energy and Water Development appropriations bill.
Just blocks from Midway Airport and a few miles from O’Hare International Airport, ag economist Dan Basse, asked the question: “How many of you want to fly in a battery-powered airplane?”
Purdue University’s Elin Jacobs has received a three-year, $911,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to explore how tree roots help redistribute water in the soil.
Stephanie Terrell bought a used Nissan Leaf this fall and was excited to join the wave of drivers adopting electric vehicles to save on gas money and reduce her carbon footprint. But Terrell quickly encountered a bump in the road on her journey to clean driving.
Marc Franke usually charges his 2013 Nissan Leaf — the first globally mass-produced fully electric vehicle — in his garage in Ely.
Field trials of a new cover crop, CoverCress, are in its third year at the Illinois State University Farm and multiple benefits are being realized as intended.
A restriction on the use of E15 gasoline this summer was lifted by the Biden administration. President Joe Biden announced during a visit to the POET Bioprocessing facility in Menlo, Iowa, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will issue a national emergency waiver.