Congress adjourned this month without extending the $6B annual corn ethanol subsidy, and few...

|By:, SA News Editor

Congress adjourned this month without extending the $6B annual corn ethanol subsidy, and few seem to lament the apparent end of the policies that have shifted millions of tons of corn from feedlots and dinner tables into gas tanks for 30 years. Ethanol producers ADM, VLO, PEIX and GPRE had seen the writing on the wall and are unlikely to feel any pain from the end of the subsidies.