President Trump Celebrates Ethanol With Farmers

cindy zimmerman

President Donald J. Trump brought a hopeful message to farmers in the Midwest on Tuesday with an appearance at Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy ethanol plant to celebrate year round sales of E15. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced the president, and Trump in turn brought Iowa farmer and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) first vice president Kevin Ross up to the …

AgWired Animal, AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Audio, corn, Ethanol, Exports, NCGA, RFA

DuPont Launches OPTIMASH DCO+

Carrie Muehling

A new product from DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) will help ethanol producers to increase corn oil yield. DuPont™ OPTIMASH® DCO+ allows for increased recovery of corn oil in dry grind ethanol plants. OPTIMASH® DCO+ is a patent-pending thermostable protease dosed into liquefaction, where it helps to liberate corn oil from the protein and fiber matrix of the corn kernel. …

Dupont, Ethanol

Novozymes Announces New Products

Carrie Muehling

Novozymes made two major product announcements during the 2019 Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. Fortiva is a new alpha-amylase technology that helps customers avoid having to choose between maximizing enzyme performance and operational efficiency. In yeast, Force continues to deliver on the promise to quickly bring innovative, robust, and reliable biological solutions to the market from the Innova yeast platform …

Ethanol, Novozymes

RFA Ready for President Trump Visit to Ethanol Plant

Cindy Zimmerman

President Donald Trump will visit the Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy (SIRE) ethanol plant later this afternoon and the Renewable Fuels Association is ready to welcome him and thank him for supporting farmers and the industry. SIRE, an RFA member company, operates a state-of-the-art ethanol biorefinery that produces approximately 130 million gallons of high-octane fuel ethanol per year, along with more …

Audio, E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

NUVU Fuels to Make E15 Standard Blend

Carrie Muehling

Michigan-based fuel retailer NUVU Fuels plans to make E15 the standard blend at all locations, according to Growth Energy. NUVU Fuels will offer flex vehicle owners the choice of higher biofuel blends like E85. In addition, E10 will be available at designated dispensers for owners of older cars (which represent less than 10 percent of the vehicle fleet) and small …

E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy

Trump to Visit Iowa Ethanol Plant

cindy zimmerman

President Donald J.Trump will be showing his love for the American farmer again this week as he visits an Iowa ethanol plant to celebrate the easing of summer restrictions on the sale of E15. Trump will be touring Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC (SIRE) in Council Bluffs on Tuesday and will speak to hundreds of farmers and other ethanol industry …

AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, corn, Ethanol, Trade

RFA is Source for Everything E15

Carrie Muehling

For nearly four decades, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has been the trusted ethanol industry leader both on Capitol Hill and on Main Street U.S.A., supporting those who produce and sell ethanol. With the recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to allow the year-round sale of E15, a 15 percent ethanol blend, retailers in particular need information and …

E15, Ethanol, RFA

Casey’s General Stores Expanding E15 Stations

Cindy Zimmerman

Casey’s General Stores will expand its E15 offering to more than 60 new sites this summer across their footprint following EPA’s approval of E15 year-round. Making that announcement this week, Casey’s and Growth Energy attributed this rapid expansion to the lifting of an outdated regulation that now allows American drivers to access the cleaner, more affordable biofuel all year-round. “The …

E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy