The weather crisis in the midwest: effects on crops and fuel

Aside from the devastating effects to residents in the midwest from the recent weather causing floods there, crops will be significantly effected this year.On the heels of a year long rise in corn prices due to the rising cost of crude oil, Corn is now at an all time high and other crops, such as … Continue reading The weather crisis in the midwest: effects on crops and fuel

Alternative Transportation – Rewards and Incentives

My interest in alternative fuel was enlightened today by an article in the Deseret News on the Utah Transit Authority considering employing soy power. A move to this could save $750.000 per year in fuel costs. UTA has entered into negotiations with an Ogden based firm to begin purchasing bio-diesel fuel. The fuel would be … Continue reading Alternative Transportation – Rewards and Incentives