Ethanol Employment

Cindy Zimmerman

Biofuels are helping to create more jobs in rural areas, according to a Des Moines Register report. The story features some of the people working for Lincolnway Energy near Nevada, Iowa and notes that “the industry promises job growth in a wide array of fields, including crop genetics, engineering, life sciences and construction.”

A shorter version of the article was picked up by the Associated Press.

More Iowans are finding themselves in a field they never knew existed when they were in school.

The expanding ethanol industry is attracting people from a variety of professions — and more are expected as another 10 ethanol plants are planned for Iowa.

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