Ethanol policy is an absolute disaster waiting to happen.
It’s a ticking time bomb, waiting to blow up in our collective faces.
The government’s promotion of ethanol has created a very large market for American farmers – corn farmers, specifically – to sell their crops into.
Corn is, by a country mile, America’s #1 crop.
Almost all of the ethanol produced in the United States – about 95 percent – comes from corn.
In 2018 some 5.6 billion bushels of corn was used for ethanol production, which was more than 27 percent of the country’s entire corn production: