Good news for the RFS?

- It has been nearly one year since the United States Environmental Protection Agency released its proposed 2014 numbers lowering the Renewable Fuel Standard (a target mandate declaring how much renewable fuel the United States will consume). A proposal that could be potentially damaging to America’s corn farmers and biofuel producers who have grown into an […]

Fueling Independence, Fighting High Gas Prices

- Americans proudly celebrate their Independence every 4th of July and with that come a few things that can be expected: grilled hot dogs, baseball games, flags, fireworks, parades and high gas prices. This trend continues in 2014 as gas prices are expected to reach their highest point in the past six years this week. How […]

Choose American 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. With the oil industry drastically raising gasoline prices to record levels and sticking it to consumers just before one of the biggest travel and patriotic holidays of the […]

Cleaner, Greener, Better

- Just as farmers continue to find ways to improve their efficiencies on the farm, ethanol plants are doing much of the same in their refineries. According to a new study from the University of Illinois – Chicago which surveyed over half of the United States ethanol plants, the results revealed an increase in yields and […]

Corn Growers Progress in Pierre

-   The South Dakota Corn Growers Association board directors and staff gathered at the state capitol on Wednesday and Thursday to meet with legislators to discuss current topics and legislation. 81 legislators joined the Corn Growers and the American Coalition for Ethanol on Wednesday night at View 34 in Pierre for “An Enchanted Evening with […]

E 15 Progress?

- It has been 10 months since the EPA first delayed their decision on whether or not to move the minimum blend for non flex-fuel vehicles to E15 from E10. Twice, the EPA has delayed their decision because a lack of testing data. Finally, we may have some answers coming our way. In a Congressional Hearing […]