#Ethanol Report from 2016 Sturgis

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) once again partnered with the Buffalo Chip Campground to host the 76th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Aug. 8–14 in Sturgis, South Dakota. RFA Vice President of Industry Relations Robert White was joined at this year’s event by association board members Dana Siefkes-Lewis of Redfield Energy in South Dakota and Chuck Woodside of KAAPA Ethanol in …

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Jennings Offers #ACE16 Highlights, #Ethanol Next Steps

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

It came as no surprise that the 29th annual ACE Ethanol Conference was a huge hit with attendees this week. One comment that was often heard was how great the content was. Attendees were also pumped-up about the efforts of American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) to help get E15 at pumps across the country. After the conference concluded, I was …

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Cattle Producer Talks DDGs at #ACE2016

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The growth of the ethanol industry and the use of dried distillers grains (DDGs), a co-product of ethanol production, as livestock feed have both harnessed significant controversy and skepticism from livestock producers through the years, and the use of distillers grains as livestock feed was a major topic of discussion at this year’s American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Conference, held …

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Retailers Share Success Stories at #ACE2016

Joanna Schroeder

Several retail chains have been leading the way in bringing E15 and E85 to consumers. One of these chains, based in the Northeast, is Sheetz. While some retailers are focusing on E15, others are focusing on E85 such as Pearson Fuels. Representatives from both of these chains took the stage this week during the 29th annual ACE Ethanol Conference for …

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RFA Board Member Educates Bikers on #Ethanol

Chuck Zimmerman

Dana Siefkes-Lewis (pictured on right) is the Chief Administrative Officer for Redfield Energy, an ethanol plant in Redfield, SD. She is also the President of the South Dakota Ethanol Producers Association, board member for the Renewable Fuels Association and a great spokesperson for the industry. This year Dana visited the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to work with other RFA staff and …

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Erb Delivers #ACE2016 Ethanol, DDG Export Update

Joanna Schroeder

Ethanol is a growing industry in the U.S. providing Americans with renewable fuel at the pump. They are also helping to meet growing global demand for food and fuel. U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Director of Industry Relations Lyndsey Erb gave attendees of the American Coalition for Ethanol’s annual Ethanol Conference an update on how the organization is assisting the U.S. …

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Lars Herseth Wins #ACE2016 Merle Anderson Award

Joanna Schroeder

Ethanol advocates are part of the life blood of the success of the ethanol industry. As such, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honors a group of ethanol advocates each year during their annual Ethanol Conference who demonstrate outstanding contributions and efforts to promote ethanol. This year was no exception and the most prestigious award presented each year is the …

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Rick Schwarck Honored with #ACE2016 Unsung Hero Award

Joanna Schroeder

And this year’s winner of the American Coalition for Ethanol’s (ACE) Unsung Hero award is Rick Schwarck of Absolute Energy. Schwarck was presented with the award during the 29th annual Ethanol Conference that took place this week in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Absolute Energy is located in St. Ansgar, Iowa and was one of the first biorefineries to begin selling ethanol direct …

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Glacial Lakes Energy Wins #ACE2016 President’s Award

Joanna Schroeder

Each year the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honors individuals for their work in promoting ethanol. During this year’s 29th annual Ethanol Conference, Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC was honored with the President’s Award, given to individuals or organizations who display dedication and support to ACE and the American ethanol industry. Glacial Lakes Energy, with biorefineries located in Mina and Watertown, …

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#E15 & #FFV Retailer Roadmap Released at #ACE2016

Joanna Schroeder

Big news for retailers today out of the 29th annual Ethanol Conference hosted by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE). The grassroots ethanol leader has released the E15 and FFV Retailer Roadmap. The new educational tool for gas station owners was released during a press conference this afternoon and was created to address some of the most frequently asked questions …

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