Growth Energy Launches TV Ad for Year Round E15

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Growth Energy released a new television ad this week stressing the vital role ethanol plays in rural America’s economy and asking Congress to support making E15 year-round a reality. The latest ad campaign begins this week and will appear on televisions in Washington, D.C. and select markets across the heartland. “The drive to give consumers cleaner, more affordable options at …

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RFA Implements Restructuring With New CEO

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At the Renewable Fuels Association annual membership meeting this week in Kansas City, Geoff Cooper officially became RFA’s new President and CEO and Bob Dinneen began his new role as Senior Strategic Advisor, according to the succession plan announced in July. Cooper joined RFA in 2008 as the organization’s Director of Research and Analysis and since that time has led …

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Growth Energy Introduces Unleaded 88 Website

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Growth Energy has announced the launch of a new consumer-facing website for Unleaded 88 fuel: Unl88.com. Unleaded 88 is the unified brand identify for E15 – a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol – and is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency for cars model year 2001 and newer. “The website is designed to highlight the benefits of this biofuel …

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Crappie Masters National Championship Winners

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The winners of the 2018 Crappie Masters National Championship at Truman Lake in Clinton, MO last week were two 21-year-old Missouri natives, Matthew Rogers and Baylor Mead. For the second consecutive year, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) sponsored the national fishing tournament, which highlights the use of 10 percent ethanol (E10) in all …

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President Trump Hints at Iowa Announcement

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During a press conference to announce the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA) Monday, President Trump dropped hints about a big announcement to be made in Iowa soon – but the word has already been circulating since last week. As soon as he started the press conference, Trump thanked Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) for being there, saying he would be in Iowa …

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Ethanol Report on Crappie Masters Tournament

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The Crappie Masters Tournament Trail held its national championship this year in Clinton Missouri on Truman Lake. This is the second year that the Renewable Fuels Association has been a co-title sponsor, along with Bass Pro-Shops, for the series of fishing tournaments held in several states, but the corn growers were the first to get on board. This edition of …

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Corn and Ethanol Partner to Educate Anglers

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For the second year, the Renewable Fuels Association has been co-title sponsor, with Bass Pro Shops, of the Crappie Masters Tournament Trail, with the 2018 National Championship held this week in Clinton, Missouri on Truman Lake. The corn growers were actually for first to get on board to sponsor the series of fishing tournaments held in several states. During the …

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RFA Crappie Masters Team Brings in Youth Winner

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For the second year in a row, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) sponsored team in the Crappie Masters National Championship helped a young angler win a $1000 scholarship. This is also the second year that RFA has been co-title sponsor of the tournament trail that helps fuel knowledge of ethanol among boaters and anglers. Ethan Shields, 14, from Grenada, Mississippi …

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Secretary Purdue Rings Bell for Agriculture

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday afternoon, along with agriculture industry representatives. “The farmers, ranchers, foresters and agricultural producers across America contribute a great deal to the American economy,” Secretary Perdue said. “I’m pleased to be here today, at the center of our economic activity, with all these …

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Ethanol Groups Testify on SAFE Vehicles Rule

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) held a series of three public listening sessions this week on proposed rulemaking for the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks (SAFE Vehicles Rule). The hearings were in Fresno, California on Monday; Dearborn, Michigan on …

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