King Corn Commentary

In Activism, Corny News by Cindy

“King Corn” wants Corn Commentary to promote it. We got a comment on the blog from the distributors of this “documentary” that blames corn for America’s obesity problem telling us that it is now available on iTunes and wanting us to direct people to it. They call it a “very entertaining documentary with real educational value” that “speaks to disturbing …

Illinois Farmers on Food Prices

In Activism, Ethanol, Food Prices, Food vs Fuel, State Groups by Ken

Something fun and informative on the Internet: Why are food prices on the increase?  Illinois Farm Bureau has created a new website to provide consumers with the proper answers. discusses and explains the five major reasons food prices are on the rise. The bureau also offers a blog on ethanol here. ShareEmailPrint

Depend on Farmers

In Activism by Cindy

Here’s the latest political cartoon from the Renewable Fuels Now Coalition. I think the caption kind of says it all. Who would you rather depend on? For me it’s America’s farmers and ranchers anytime. Feel free to pass this along to your friends and neighbors. Happy Holidays from The Renewable Fuels Now Coalition Santa gave the biofuels industry an early …


In Activism, E85 by Chuck

Those folks in Minnesota are getting serious about their corn (guy). America, meet a new superhero: Corn Guy, now seen on his own website: The Minnesota E85 Team asked Chuck Olsen, a well-known filmmaker and video blogger (“vlogger”) from Minneapolis to create the Corn Guy series as part of its viral video campaign. These are a series of short, …

Project Phin Update

In Activism, Ethanol by Cindy

The first phase of Project Phin: Clean My Ride, Flex My Fuel is over and according to organizers it has become a “pop culture icon” in just a few short weeks. Project Phin had the honor of being the very first post on Corn Commentary and one of the videos was also featured on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno …

Welcome To Corn Commentary

In Activism, E85, Policy by Chuck

Food and fuel. Corn prices. Ethanol. Farm policy. Issues in agriculture. Welcome to Corn Commentary. We’ll be discussing these issues and more. We hope to have some fun along the way so it’s only fitting our inaugural post is related to the power of viral marketing and ethanol. If you haven’t yet seen the series of ethanol videos on Project …