DDGs Feed Livestock and Our Economy- Export Exchange 2010

You are most likely aware of ethanol fuel, but how much do you know about ethanol’s co-product, dried distillers grains, or DDGs? DDGs are commonly used as livestock feed as

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Rev Up Your Engines, Ethanol Promotion at Sturgis Was A Success

The engines have cooled throughout the Black Hills of South Dakota as the 70th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has come to a close. A week-long gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts taking

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5 Billion Gallon Challenge Isn’t As Clean as it Seems

The growth and commercialization of next generation biofuels is essential to the long term success of America’s ethanol industry.  This success does not need to come at the expense of

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Harvesting Corn for Local Chicago Area Shelters

Community members gathered last week on a family farm in Manhattan, Illinois to harvest sweet corn to donate to local food banks of the under-served Chicago area. Boy Scouts, Church

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No Surprise Here – More Problems Emerge with RFS Greenhouse Gas Calculations

It should come as no surprise that the ethanol industry remains opposed to the inclusion of highly uncertain and prescriptive emissions from indirect land use change (ILUC) in the lifecycle

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Senate to Adjourn with No Energy Bill… Not That Anyone is Surprised

On April 20, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig suffered an extraordinary catastrophe costing 11 people their lives and spilling hundreds of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of

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World Bank Reverses Course on Blame for 2007/2008 Commodity and Food Price Spike

A newly released report  from the Development Prospects Group at the World Bank, conludes that “…the effect of biofuels on food prices has not been as large as originally thought,

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Environmentalists Expose Big Oil’s Record of Destruction… Finally

The National Wildlife Federation report entitled “ASSAULT ON AMERICA:  A Decade of Petroleum Company Disaster, Pollution, and Profit” released today takes a hard look at all the oil spills and

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Congress, Ethanol Industry Ask Similar Questions of EPA re: E15

Expanding beyond E10 is essential if the goals of the Renewable Fuels Standard as passed by Congress are to be successful.  Providing for the use of E15 blends is a

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RFA Attends Ag Media Summit

Earlier this week, I attended the 12th Annual Agriculture Media Summit which took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on the Riverfront in St. Paul, MN. Here, numerous journalists, editors,

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