Renewable Fuels Spur Enormous Economic Development in SD

- Most people only see ethanol as a choice at the gas pump. But in South Dakota, it’s far more than that. Besides reducing toxic emissions and reducing our dependence on foreign oil, the renewable fuels industry has an annual enormous economic output of $6.9 billion including 26,000 jobs, $2.1 billion in wages and $581.7 million […]

Combat high oil prices, choose ethanol

-   Anybody else tired of volatile oil prices and the effect they have on prices at the gas pump, grocery store and other transported goods? The price of a barrel of crude oil was back over $100 this week which means the cost of gas, food and many other goods will continue to climb as […]

McCain’s Amendment was Un-American

- What is more American than ethanol? It’s grown, manufactured and consumed in this great nation creating jobs, tax revenues, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and lessening our dependence on foreign oil. Its co-product feeds our cattle, hogs, poultry and aquaculture. But some people just don’t get it and one of those people include Sen. John McCain. […]

U.S. Energy Goal: Reduce foreign oil, expand domestic biofuels

- During a press conference from Georgetown University on Wednesday morning, President Barack Obama laid out his administration’s “Energy Security” blueprint moving forward. The plan detailed having 80% of our energy be clean energy by the year 2035 which included biomass, wind, solar, natural gas, hydropower, hybrids and also biofuels. “We will aim to cut our […]

SOTU: Boost biofuels, cut oil subsidies

- The message was loud and clear in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, as he pushed for further investment in biofuels and looked to cut billions of dollars in subsidies given to oil companies. “I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but they’re doing just fine on their own. So instead of […]