Corn isn't the best when it comes to making ethanol, despite what publicity may say.
here's something Farmer John doesn't want you to know about. His friends in the corn lobby don't want you to know either. The secret? Making ethanol from sugar is cheaper and can produce eight times more energy than corn. Chevy ads and E85 publicity would lead you to believe otherwise, but corn isn't the best when it comes to making ethanol.
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/may2006/tc20060519_225336.htm ethanol myths and realities
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2003612429_ethanol11.html?syndication=rss truth about ethanol
http://jdo.org/foxman/and.htm ADM corporate welfare?
The debate will rage on,