Choose American-Made Fuel this Memorial Day

- As we pay tribute to our military veterans this Memorial Day, save money on your travels by choosing clean-burning, American-made ethanol when filling up at the pump. As expected, the oil industry once again is gouging the American consumers by raising gasoline prices just before one of the biggest travel and patriotic holidays of the […]

Flex your fuel at Friendly’s

- Consumers deserve a choice, especially when it comes to fuel for their vehicles, and that’s exactly what you can expect now at Friendly’s Fuel Stop, a new fueling station and convenience store just off of the Baltic exit along Interstate 29 (just north of Sioux Falls). Drivers can see a significant financial savings at the […]

Corn Comments 7.22 – More fuel choices coming to SD

- Corn Comments Podcast with Jim Woster. South Dakota consumers will soon have more access to renewable fuel options, as the state has announced another round of ethanol blender pump grants available for fuel retailers. For more information on the blender pump grants, click here: http://www.sdreadytowork.com/blenderpumps.aspx Currently South Dakota has 75 retail stations offering multiple blends of […]

Fuel Choices to grow in SD

- Fuel choices in South Dakota will continue to grow as the state’s Economic Development Office kicked off another round of ethanol blender pump grant funding last week. A total of $500,000 is available and fuel retailers can be awarded up to $25,000 for their first blender pump, and up to $10,000 for each additional pump. […]

Finding Ethanol Blender Pumps in South Dakota

- View Ethanol Blender Pump Locations in a larger map Do you drive a flex fuel vehicle? If you do, you could be missing out on a significant money-saving opportunity every time you fill up. Ethanol, made from South Dakota corn, is now priced at around $1/gallon less than regular gasoline, and E85 along with other […]

Senate Transportation Committee passes HB 1216

- Wednesday morning, South Dakota House Bill 1216, “a bill to open up franchise agreements to ethanol blends” passed through the Senate Transportation Committee with a vote of 7-0. The bipartisan bill from Representative Mitch Fargen and Senator Russell Olson was brought forward after gas station owners were unable to install blender pumps because of franchise […]

SD HB 1216 would remove blender pump restrictions

- South Dakota House Bill 1216, “a bill to open up franchise agreements to ethanol blends” passed in the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday morning. The bipartisan bill from Representative Mitch Fargen and Senator Russell Olson was brought forward after gas station owners were unable to install blender pumps because of franchise agreements after attempting to […]

Utilize Your Fuel Choice this Fourth of July

- This post is for every consumer who will be fueling up this Fourth of July weekend. Below are just a few items to consider when making your choice at the pump. Ethanol is grown, harvested, produced, bought and sold all in our country making it completely an American product. It all starts with our countries […]

South Dakota Blender Pump Grant Meetings Planned

- Informational meetings on the Ethanol Blender Pump Grants available in South Dakota will be held at two locations this week: Wednesday, April 21, 3 p.m. at the Sioux Falls VFW   Thursday, April 24, 3 p.m. at the Aberdeen VFW   The meetings will include information on the benefits of ethanol, the grant program, tactical issues […]

Gov. Rounds Signs S.D. House Bill 1192

- On Thursday, South Dakota Governor, Mike Rounds, signed House Bill 1192 into law, setting aside one million dollars of federal stimulus money to be given out in $10,000 grants for each additional ethanol blender pump installed in the state. “I’m proud that our state lawmakers and our governor are supportive of home grown, clean and […]