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Audio – Why farmers like corn better than soybeans

January 17, 2007

soy.jpgVerasun Chairman and CEO Don Endres says he doesn’t see soybeans taking the lead from corn in production of biofuel, despite the high prices of corn.

“From a farmer perspective … the economic benefit, in most cases … a corn acre is a better acre,” he said. “We looked at the biodiesel model for soybean based plants, their margins are very tight today.”

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