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The past year has seen much discussion and coverage of the “bioeconomy.” Ethanol plant construction continues across the state, and government initiatives supporting biofuels development efforts such as the Iowa Power Fund have multiplied. With grants and agreements with private and public sector interests such as ConocoPhillips, DuPont, and the U.S. Department of Energy, Iowa State University is a major center of bioeconomy research. ISU Extension, in keeping with its mission to promote healthy people, environments, and economies, has been monitoring and informing these developments.
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Arbuckle, J. Gordon; Korsching, Peter; Lasley, Paul; and Gruber, Trevalyn, "2007 Survey Report on Iowa Farmers' Views on the Bioeconomy" (2008). Extension Community and Economic Development Publications. 22.