Siouxland Ethanol Receives Grassroots Award

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) presented this year’s Grassroots Award to Siouxland Ethanol LLC of Jackson, Nebraska. The award is given annually “to a devoted individual or organization that often perform “behind the scenes” to advance the cause of ethanol.” Siouxland Ethanol LLC was presented with this year’s award by Liz Bunkers, ACE director of member and industry relations, …

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Durante Honored With Merle Anderson Award

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Doug Durante, executive director of the Clean Fuels Development Coalition was presented with he American Coalition for Ethanol’s (ACE) most prestigious award during the 30th annual conference this week in Omaha. The Merle Anderson Award is named after the founder of ACE and is given to individuals who “display unmatched support and dedication to ACE and the domestic ethanol industry.” …

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Tested, Proven and Driven – Ethanol Moving Forward

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The American Coalition for Ethanol celebrated its 30th annual conference this week by highlighting recent victories for the industry and embracing the challenges moving forward. “We’re as close as we’ve ever been to getting Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) relief for E15 and higher ethanol blends thanks to bipartisan leadership in Congress and a new way of thinking at EPA,” ACE …

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Secretary Perdue in Florida

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the Citrus Expo in Fort Myers, Florida this week to learn more about citrus greening and hold a farm bill listening session with Congressman Tom Rooney of the local district. The only opportunity for reporters to ask questions of the secretary was a short, crowded, disorganized gaggle that covered a wide range of non-agricultural …

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#ACEConf17 Highlights Nebraska’s Ethanol Industry

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Duane Kristensen, general manager of Chief Ethanol Fuels in Lexington, Nebraska, had the opportunity this week to stand with the governor of his state and talk about the success story of ethanol at the annual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference in Omaha. Kristensen, who serves as ACE board vice president, started the business session of the conference Wednesday by …

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Nebraska Governor Shows Ethanol Support

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been a strong supporter of ethanol and he honored the industry meeting in Omaha this week by visiting the American Coalition for Ethanol annual conference in Omaha. “Ethanol is a big part of value-added agriculture here in Nebraska,” said the governor, who held a press conference prior to his address to talk about the importance …

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30th Annual ACE Conference Underway

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Members of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) have gathered in Omaha for the organization’s 30th annual conference this week, with the theme “Tested. Proven. Driven.” Executive Vice President Brian Jennings says the industry has a lot to celebrate. “We are on the precipice of opportunity in a lot of areas,” he said. “We’ve made as much progress as this …

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Ethanol and Motorcycles Mix at Sturgis Rally

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At the 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally last week, the Renewable Fuels Association stepped up its efforts to provide motorcycle owners with the facts about the use of ethanol their engines – mainly that ten percent ethanol is approved by every major motorcycle manufacturer. This was ninth year for the ethanol sponsorship at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Campground and it just …

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Miss South Dakota Pumps Ethanol

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Probably no other contestant at the 2017 Miss America pageant September 10 can say that they have pumped 10 percent ethanol fuel for bikers at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. But Miss South Dakota can. Miranda Mack is from Redfield, home to Redfield Energy and the South Dakota Ethanol Producers Association, (SDEPA) which is a big sponsor of Miss South Dakota. …

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Iowa Farmer is 1st Woman to Chair USGC

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Iowa farmer Deb Keller was elected as U.S. Grains Council (USGC) chairman at the organization’s 57th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting in Vancouver, Washington earlier this month. She is the first female selected for the role in the organization’s nearly 60 year history. Keller’s experience as a strong advocate for trade will amplify the Council’s mission of developing markets, enabling …

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