RFA Comments on Indirect Land Use Report

CARD LogoA new analysis of real-world land use data by Iowa State University raises serious concerns about the accuracy of models used by regulatory agencies regarding “indirect land use changes” (ILUC) attributed to biofuels production, according to the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).

The report basically concluded that farmers around the world have responded to higher crop prices in the past decade by using available land resources more efficiently rather than expanding the amount of land brought into production.

RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper explains the findings of the report in this interview: Interview with Geoff Cooper, RFA