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RFA Welcomes Trump Administration’s Bold Vision for Renewable Fuels

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today...

Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy Honored with RFA’s 2020 Industry Award

The Renewable Fuels Association presented Southwest...

RFA’s Cooper Calls on Industry to ‘Focus Forward’ at 2020 National Ethanol Conference

Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO...

25th Annual National Ethanol Conference Welcomes President George W. Bush

The Renewable Fuels Association was honored...

RFA’s 2020 Ethanol Industry Outlook and Pocket Guide Help Industry Focus Forward

The Renewable Fuels Association released its...

RFA Partners with Field to Market to Launch Industry Pilot Project to Expand Pollinator Habitat

The Renewable Fuels Association, Renewable Fuels...

New Study: Despite Policy Challenges, Ethanol Industry Significantly Benefited Economy in 2019

Policy obstacles—especially ongoing trade disputes and...

RFA Reports Detail Ethanol, Distillers Grains Exports in 2019

The Renewable Fuels Association today released...

RFA Analysis Finds Record E15 Sales in 2019

A new Renewable Fuels Association analysis...

RFA Responds to USDA on Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program

The Renewable Fuels Association today submitted...

Video

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2020 RFA Industry Award Winner

2019 Ethanol Facts Video

NEC State of the Industry

RFA Testifies at House Hearing on EPA Refinery Waivers

The massive increase in small refinery...

Interview on Anti-RFS Legislation

RFA Interview on Refinery Waivers

RFA Interview on Environmental Studies

RFA Keynote at 2019 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo

President Trump Visits RFA Member Site

Motorcyclists Using Ethanol

Blog

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Crude Oil: Has the United States Really Achieved Independence?

The recent conflict with Iran and...

The RFA 2020 Out-In List

Editor’s Note: In keeping with a...

The Atlantic’s Anti-Ethanol Errors

It is not surprising that a...

Correcting the Record on the Impact of Small Refinery Exemptions

By Geoff Cooper, RFA President and...

Five Reasons Why Big Oil is Wrong

On Wednesday, the American Fuel &...

Fact Check…or Temper Tantrum?

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Small Refiner Exemptions: It’s Time to Name Names

Despite the mounting public outcry for...

Crude Oil Price Surge, Seasonal Patterns Driving Gasoline Price Increases, Not Ethanol

There has been considerable discussion lately...

Terminal Availability of E15 Grows as EPA Prepares to Remove RVP Barrier

This first appeared in the March...

RFA Uses “Superpowers” to Assist Thousands of Sites with Infrastructure Assessments

**This first appeared in the February...

Radio

Listen to Radio Interviews

RFA’s Geoff Cooper Interviewed on 10th Circuit Victory & National Ethanol Conference

Ethanol Report Podcast on New Trade Deals

RFA’s Scott Richman on Ethanol and Energy Security

RFA’s Geoff Cooper Provides Ethanol Outlook on 2020

RFA CEO Geoff Cooper Interviewed on EPA’s RFS Waivers

RFA’s Bob Dinneen talks EPA and the RFS on AgriTalk

Audio: Geoff Cooper Testifies on Failures of EPA’s Supplemental RFS Plan

Podcast: RFA Response to EPA’s Supplemental Proposal

RFA’s Ed Hubbard Discusses the Global Ethanol Summit

Ethanol Report Podcast on the RFS moving forward

Trade Monitor

Exports & Imports Statistics

December Global U.S. Ethanol Sales were Invigorated while DDGS Exports Subsided

February 5, 2020 — The official...

November U.S. Ethanol Exports Ease Despite Pop in Sales to Brazil while U.S. DDGS Shipments Surge Higher

January 7, 2020 — U.S. ethanol...

October Shipments of U.S. Ethanol Press Higher while U.S. DDGS Exports Slip

December 5, 2019 – U.S. ethanol...

September Sales of U.S. Ethanol and DDGS Decline Yet Remain Robust; U.S. Imports of Brazilian Ethanol Chip Away at Net Exports Margin

November 5, 2019 – U.S. ethanol...

U.S. Ethanol Shipments Improve in August while DDGS Sales Pop to Highest in a Year

October 4, 2019 – U.S. ethanol...

July U.S. Ethanol Exports Robust Outside of Thinner Sales to Brazil; Global Sales of U.S. Distillers Grains Decrease

September 4, 2019 – U.S. ethanol...

U.S. Ethanol Exports Surge in June while Imports Return; Distillers Grains Exports Remain Robust

August 2, 2019 – U.S. ethanol...

U.S. Ethanol Exports Soften in May while Distillers Grains Exports Build

U.S. ethanol exports decreased to 99.6...

U.S. Ethanol Exports Rose Further in April, as Distillers Grains Exports Moderated

U.S. ethanol exports rose to 150.2...

U.S. Exports of Ethanol & Distillers Grains Reinvigorated in March

U.S. ethanol exports swelled 23% to...