Ethanols rise=loss of hunting lands - The Outdoor Community
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-28-2013, 01:59 AM Thread Starter
Regular Member
bwire's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Adams Co
Posts: 1,899
Back To Top
Ethanols rise=loss of hunting lands

Saw this in the local paper today. Something most of us are aware of but I'm not sure about the average person. Glad to see it get some attention.
bwire is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-28-2013, 10:38 AM
Frequent Contributor
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Central PA
Posts: 818
Back To Top
Re: Ethanols rise=loss of hunting lands

Ethanol is a joke but with the govt' subsidies , I don't think it's going to go away any time soon. Now there's plans to increase the gas blend to 15 or 20%! Guvment run amok!
R2D2 is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-28-2013, 12:30 PM
Regular Member
Pine-Creek's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Pa Mountains, Life Member NRA
Posts: 2,490
Back To Top
Re: Ethanols rise=loss of hunting lands

More articles like this need to be written and all the subsities on ethanol need to be eliminated, this is just another case of the liberal nut cases in our govt undermining capitalism.
Pine Creek/Dave

Never care about what other people believe, be strong and walk in the way of the Lord.

Pine-Creek is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-28-2013, 08:43 PM
Frequent Contributor
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Northumberland PA USA
Posts: 964
Back To Top
Re: Ethanols rise=loss of hunting lands

I agree that ethanol is a joke, but I believe you'd find that the subsidies are not some kind of liberal giveaway program. Most of the legislators who push for subsidies to corn growers would consider themselves conservatives who represent very red mid western states. They'll rail about food stamps and the like but fully support tax giveaways that benefit farmers in their districts. They kinda like tax giveaways to oil companies too because they bring good paying jobs to their area. It's all about keeping the voters in the district happy.

"A man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest" Paul Simon.
Big Don is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-28-2013, 09:34 PM
The Man
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Washington Co. Pa.
Posts: 9,446
Back To Top
Re: Ethanols rise=loss of hunting lands

I didn,t read the link yet but can tell you I am a farmer and this ethanol garbage is a massive pain.It has caused feed supplies to be tight and costs outrageous and is garbage and killin our engines,and vehicles.The phase separation and water absorbtion it causes is real trouble.I use additives but they are just a bandaid.
good ole boy is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-28-2013, 11:07 PM
Frequent Contributor
cmrosko's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: N.E Ohio
Posts: 669
Back To Top
Re: Ethanols rise=loss of hunting lands

No mention in that report of the environmentally disruptive changes inherent to modern industrial agriculture techniques which apply to almost all current, major ag production methods, not just for ethanol.

The tax payer is supporting these practices that denude and erode the land, poison wildlife, and reduce natural soil nutrients.

Don't kid yourself, the petrochemical and major ag industries love the current system to [censored] with the environment. The current major ag production systems in the U.S. produce inferior products and are unsustainable. See;

It's up to all of us as taxpayers to be more aware, speak up and stop supporting the current ag production system.

cmrosko is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Outdoor Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome