25x’25 Vision: By 2025, America’s farms, forests and ranches will provide 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States, while continuing to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed and fiber.


Follow the links below for op-eds penned by 25x’25 leaders.

Op-Ed: Ethanol Still the Answer to America’s Renewable Fuel Standard

By:  Ernest Shea

The Baltimore Sun
September 20, 2012

Op-Ed: Leave the Renewable Fuels Standard Alone

By:  Stephanie Herseth Sandlin and Thomas Ewing
August 21, 2012

Op-Ed: Farm Energy Programs Do Double Duty

By: Dennis McGinn and Ernest Shea
The Baltimore Sun
December 5, 2011

Op-Ed: Energy Programs Serve America

By: J. Read Smith and Dennis McGinn
The Capital Press
November 25, 2011

Op-Ed: Super Committee Should Preserve Farm Energy Programs

By: William Richards and Dennis McGinnThe Plain DealerNovember 20, 2011
The Plain Dealer
November 21, 2011

Op-Ed: Research Key to Food and Fuel Production

By Gale Buchanan and Bobby Moser

October 14, 2011

Op-Ed: Renewable Energy is a Job Creator

By Bill Richards and J. Read Smith
The Tennessean
October 3, 2011

Op-Ed: Economic and Energy Security is a Necessity

By Tom Ewing and Stephanie Herseth Sandlin
Roll Call
August 1, 2011

Op-Ed: Renewable Energy Means Jobs for South Carolina

By John Clark
The State
May 15, 2011