Corn+Soybean Digest [1]

Ethanol Keeps Booming

The ethanol industry continued its rapid growth in 2004, producing 21% more ethanol than in 2003. According to the Renewable Fuels Association, 83 plants were operation in 2004, producing approximately 3.4 billion gallons. More than 1.2 billion bushels of corn were used in ethanol production in 2004, USDA reports.