Take Action to Protect the RFS

- The United States Environmental Protection Agency delivered another harsh blow to rural America in late May when it officially proposed lowering the amount of corn ethanol required in Renewable Fuel Standard. Currently the EPA is taking comments and we urge everyone to make their voice heard to protect this crucial policy. The Renewable Fuel Standard is […]

RFS Rally in KC on Thursday

- Farmers and other interested folks are invited to attend the “Rally for Rural America” in Kansas City on Thursday (June 25) as the Environmental Protection Agency holds a hearing after releasing their proposal to lower the volume of corn ethanol required by law in the Renewable Fuel Standard program. This proposal could be damaging to […]

Ride Safe, Fuel Right with Ethanol in Sturgis

- The freedom of the open road on two wheels appeals to the estimated half a million who attend the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally each year in the Black Hills of South Dakota. What powers those bikes is anything but freedom, unless those motorcycles are powered by clean-burning, American-made ethanol. Robert White, a military veteran and the […]

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 […]

Vote for “Ethanol & the American Farmer”

- Voting has begun in the “Shoot it Straight” video contest and South Dakotan Dylan Stahly’s video has not only made the final four but is currently the lead vote getter. Dylan did an excellent job of detailing ethanol’s many benefits including a better economy, stronger national energy security and a cleaner environment. While Dylan’s video […]

AAA bashes E15, but supports ethanol?

- The American Petroleum Institute (aka BIG OIL) kicked off its new anti-ethanol campaign last week (which can be seen on TV ads in South Dakota), where it mentions a warming from AAA about the new ethanol blend E15. AAA South Dakota has since come out with a statement saying, “The 30-second commercials mention AAA, misrepresenting […]

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 […]

Ethanol is a BIG DEAL in South Dakota

- 15 ethanol plants in South Dakota generate large amounts of economic activity boosting rural communities all across the eastern half of the state. Those ethanol plants employ more than 900 people who help produce over one billion gallons of clean-burning, renewable corn ethanol. Those same plants, which are also mostly owned by South Dakotans, purchased […]

Livestock remain corn’s #1 customer

- Despite media outlet, Bloomberg’s recently released story titled, “Ethanol Eats More Corn Than Cows,” cattle, chickens and the rest animal feed industry still rank number one when it comes to consuming corn. Bloomberg uses the direct corn use numbers showing that ethanol will consume 5.1 billion bushels and livestock will consume 4.6 billion bushels making a […]

REAP fuels choice in SD

- The South Dakota fuel retailer, Stone Oil Company, Inc. was one of 12 different groups to receive ethanol blender pump grants yesterday following an announcement made by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Renewable Energy for America Program. Stone’s  gas station, The Prairie Stop located on the Westside of Watertown at the intersection of US […]