Crappie Masters Showcases Ethanol in Texas

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The seventh stop on the 2018 Crappie Masters Tournament Trail was in Emory, Texas this past weekend, showcasing the use of E10 (10 percent ethanol) fuel in fishing boats. Texas is home to four ethanol biorefineries, including two owned and operated by White Energy in Plainview and Hereford. White Energy CEO Greg Thompson is proud that the Renewable Fuels Association …

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Ethanol Report on RFA Educational Efforts

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is targeting boaters and future drivers in educational efforts for 2018 with the renewal of its co-title sponsorship of the Crappie Masters Tournament Trail, and the launch of an on-line Ethanol in the Classroom program. In this edition of The Ethanol Report podcast, RFA Vice President of Industry Relations Robert White talks about the importance …

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RFA Sponsors Crappie Masters for 2nd Year

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is back on as a co-title sponsor of the Crappie Masters Tournament for the second consecutive year. The first of 18 tournaments for the 2018 trail begins Friday, Jan. 26 in Deland, Fla., between Daytona and Orlando, at St. Johns River. “We look forward to the continued education of the tournament Anglers, along with the …

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Crappie Masters Pleased with Final RVO

Cindy Zimmerman

The Crappie Masters tournament, which promotes the use of E10 fuel in boating, is pleased with the final volume obligations for biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “The decision to increase the total biofuels number to 19.29 billion gallons shows support and belief in agriculture, the American farmer, conservation, and the environment,” tournament officials said in a statement. Crappie …

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Crappie Masters Tourney Educates Boaters on Ethanol

Cindy Zimmerman

The Crappie Masters Tournament Trail recently ended its 2017 season with the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) as co-title sponsor of the event in an effort to educate boaters, conservation enthusiasts and consumers about using ethanol in boats and other marine applications. The 2017 tournament trail kicked off in January and ran through late September, with 18 events in multiple states, …

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American Ethanol Powerboat Captain Killed in Crash

Cindy Zimmerman

Captain Keith Holmes of the American Ethanol Cat Can Do Racing Team was killed in a crash Sunday during the St. Clair River Classic offshore powerboat race in Michigan. The owner of CK Motorsports and throttleman of the American Ethanol Cat Can Do Catamaran, Holmes was considered one of the world’s premier offshore powerboat racers. Holmes was a strong supporter …

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Fishing Tournament Owner Defends Ethanol Ad

Cindy Zimmerman

As the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) expanded its boating and ethanol advertising campaign this week, the owner of a Missouri-based fishing tournament defended the ads against an attack by a boating organization. BoatUS sent out a scathing press release attempting to discredit RFA’s campaign and associated infographic by pointing out the “hard truth” as opposed to RFA “spin,” including: SPIN: …

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RFA Launches Ethanol and Boating Campaign

Cindy Zimmerman

With summer just around the corner, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has launched an advertising campaign to explain the fact regarding ethanol usage in marine engines. The campaign kicked off with a two-page ad in the latest issue of Marina Dock Age, which is delivered to nearly every marina in the United States. The campaign will also feature educational outreach …

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Meet the Ethanol Crappie Masters Teams

Cindy Zimmerman

Corn growers and ethanol producers have both seen an opportunity to educate serious anglers on the ethanol industry and the performance of 10 percent ethanol fuel in boat motors. Terry Richard and Casey Rayner were chosen as the Renewable Fuels Association team in the Crappie Masters Tournament Trail this year as RFA became a title sponsor. “We’ve always used ethanol …

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