Rough road for ethanol tax credits

November 2010
Texas Agriculture Magazine;11/19/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p4
The article reports on the difficult road for ethanol and biodiesel production tax credit to be faced in the upcoming lame-duck session of U.S. congress, according to American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) President Bob Stallman.


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