State grants boost biofuel blends

May 2014
Wallaces Farmer;May2014, Vol. 139 Issue 5, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the announcement of Governor Terry Branstad of Iowa that two fueling stations, Oak Street Station at Inwood and Farmers Cooperative at Mount Ayr, will each receive grant worth $125,000 to promote the use of higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel fuels.


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