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Not Crazy Over Ethanol

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This year, America grew the most corn it has since the end of World War II. This bumper crop is thanks to demand for ethanol, an alternative to gasoline that's made by fermenting sugars. Weekend America host Bill Radke talks with two corn farmers, Larry Meints of Seamboat Rock, Iowa, and Barney Lavin of Dover, Wis., about why they're not crazy about the ethanol craze.

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