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Central Valley Farmers Team Up To Convert Beets To Ethanol

Amid the vast almond orchards and grape fields that surround Five Points in California’s Central Valley, a once-dominant crop that has nearly disappeared from the state’s farms is making a comeback: sugar beets.

03/23/2013

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Commercial Bakery To Pay $1.3M For Air Violations

A commercial bakery in Lodi will pay $1.3 million for releasing harmful chemical vapors into the, according the the EPA.

06/26/2012

The cost to feed chickens has gone up dramatically in the past five years. (credit: CBS13)

On The Money: Ethanol Production Running Out Chicken Farms?

In the fight for energy independence, there’s a big battle over ethanol, with California taking center stage -– and billions of dollars at stake.

11/08/2011