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July 10, 2017
Darrell Duane Smith of Forest City, Iowa, in 2012 told Grafton, N.D., farmers they'd be "crazy" not to invest in his biofuels companies, saying he expected 70 cent per gallon in subsidies for non-corn ethanol. On June 5, 2017, he has said he'll plead guilty to federal fraud charges in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Photo taken March  2012, Grafton, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
A new twist in Iowa/N.D. biofuels fraud case
July 10, 2017 - 3:57am
July 9, 2017
Tribune file photo 
Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company LLLP of Benson.
U.S. is said to favor Midwest corn farmers in biofuels quota
July 9, 2017 - 8:23pm
July 7, 2017
Don Davis of Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Trump biofuel decision draws mixed reaction
July 7, 2017 - 1:33pm
July 5, 2017
U.S. is said to favor Midwest corn farmers in biofuels quota
July 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
May 12, 2017
Darrell Duane Smith, a biofuels promoter from Forest City, Iowa, will remain jailed pending after serving tax fraud charges. Smith, who promoted investments in North Dakota, now facing various fraud-related charges. File photo by Linn County (Iowa) Sheriff's Department, March 22, 2016. Forum News Service / Linn County, Iowa, Sheriff's Department
Biofuels promoter to remain jailed until federal trial, judge orders
May 12, 2017 - 7:23am
March 8, 2010
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar makes a point Saturday as she visits with a group of Kandiyohi corn and soybean growers at Sunray Square in Willmar. Klobuchar was joined by Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, and Tom Meium, a local staff person for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, during a session to discuss the importance of biofuels to the nation and to the farm economy. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Lawmakers tout importance of biofuels to ag industry
March 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
Auditor report suggests ending biofuel subsidies
April 17, 2009 - 9:04am