EPA Hearing Draws Biofuels Supporters

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Biodiesel, Corn, EPA, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NCGA, RFA

Over 140 witnesses provided feedback to the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday on the agency’s recent proposed volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), with the majority supporting renewable fuels. Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen thanked EPA for proposing to maintain the 15 billion gallon requirement for conventional renewable fuels in its 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) …

Audio, Biodiesel, Corn, EPA, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NCGA, RFA

Engine Smart. Earth Kind.

Jamie Johansen Agribusiness, AgWired Energy, Audio, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, Syngenta

The story of biofuels seems pretty simple when you hear the words, “Engine smart and earth kind,” from Growth Energy’s CEO Emily Skor. The Iowa Speedway is smack-dab in the middle of corn country. You can’t find a better location for the NASCAR Xfinity American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen Syngenta. “E15 is a win, win fuel for consumers. …

Agribusiness, AgWired Energy, Audio, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, Syngenta

#RFS Celebrates 11 Years

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Biofuels, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NCGA, RFA

Today is the 11th anniversary of the day the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was signed into law. Ethanol advocates are celebrating the energy policy stressing that the legislation provides Americans with increasing energy security, cleaner air and more affordable fuel options at the pump. Biofuel advocates are noting that in nearly a decade, the RFS continues to drive U.S. job …

Agribusiness, Biofuels, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NCGA, RFA

Get to Know Emily Skor, CEO, @GrowthEnergy

Chuck Zimmerman Audio, Biofuels, Ethanol, Growth Energy, ZimmCast

After meeting Emily Skor during the recent EPA RFS hearings in Kansas City I got to sit down and visit with her at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Milwaukee, WI. Emily is the new CEO of Growth Energy. At her very first FEW event she was the keynote speaker. You can listen to her speech here. Prior to joining Growth …

Audio, Biofuels, Ethanol, Growth Energy, ZimmCast

It’s #Enogen4Energy at Iowa Speedway

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Biofuels, Corn, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, Syngenta, Video

Iowa Speedway was the place for corn growers this weekend as Enogen presented the American Ethanol E15 250 NASCAR XFINITY race. Kicking things off was a press conference with representatives from Syngenta, American Ethanol, Growth Energy and Quad County Corn Processors. Syngenta and Growth Energy are working together for the fourth consecutive year with Iowa Speedway to demonstrate the value …

Agribusiness, Audio, Biofuels, Corn, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, Syngenta, Video

#Biofuel Supporters Rally for Higher Blends at Hearing

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Biodiesel, Biofuels, Corn, EPA, Ethanol, Government, Growth Energy, NCGA, RFA

Over 120 biofuels advocates spoke out today at an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) field hearing on proposed 2017 targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and several high profile supporters spoke at a Fuels America press conference. Among the supporters was Nebraska governor Pete Ricketts. “A strong RFS means more jobs here at home, greater energy security, and a cleaner …

Audio, Biodiesel, Biofuels, Corn, EPA, Ethanol, Government, Growth Energy, NCGA, RFA

China Opens DDGS Anti-Dumping Investigation

Joanna Schroeder Exports, Grains, Growth Energy, USGC

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has initiated, again, an anti-dumping countervailing duty investigations into U.S. produced distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) exported to the country. This is not the first time that China has been down this road. Back in 2011 China began an investigation into DDGs but then in 2012, they dropped it. Now, in 2015, they have …

Exports, Grains, Growth Energy, USGC

Growth Energy, New Holland Name Sweepstakes Winner

Kelly Marshall Agribusiness, Growth Energy, New Holland, Tractor

Growth Energy and New Holland Agriculture are pleased to announce that the 2015 Growth Energy Individual Member Sweepstakes winner is Mr. Bill Howell.  He has won a Boomer 47 tractor with Growth Energy racing decals.  The tractor will be presented by Haley Equipment in Carroll, Iowa. “We are proud to support farmers and those who choose to work the land …

Agribusiness, Growth Energy, New Holland, Tractor

Syngenta Enogen Supporting Ethanol & FFA

Chuck Zimmerman Ag Group, Ethanol, Growth Energy, Syngenta

It’s NASCAR race time with the American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen. I’m on location at Iowa Speedway and the race is tonight. Right now we’re in a lull between practice sessions. I’m here courtesy of Syngenta Enogen and will be covering their events. One of this things is the effort Syngenta is doing with Iowa FFA members again this …

Ag Group, Ethanol, Growth Energy, Syngenta

NASCAR Starts 5th Year with American Ethanol

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, New Holland

Chuck took a last minute trip to the Daytona 500 this past weekend courtesy of New Holland, where American Ethanol celebrated the start of the fifth year of its partnership with NASCAR. “They’ve put over six million hard-earned miles at high RPMs on these race cars,” said Tom Buis of Growth Energy at the race on Sunday. “They got better …

Audio, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, New Holland