“Ethanol Rocks” Farm Progress Show

Joanna Schroeder

The annual Farm Progress Show is heading back to Iowa this week and Boone, Iowa will be swarming with thousands of attendees checking out the latest and greatest in agricultural and energy technologies and products. One group who will be showcasing its work is the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), a state affiliate of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA). …

Agribusiness, biofuels, Cellulosic, corn, Ethanol, Farm Progress Show, NCGA

NASCAR Popular at Farm Progress Show

Cindy Zimmerman

There were quite a few race cars mixed in with the tractors and combines this year at the 2011 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. In addition Richard Childress and the American Ethanol NASCAR Sprint Series car at the Growth Energy exhibit, over at the Illinois Corn Growers exhibit, the Illinois Family Farmers NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Kenny Wallace was …

Audio, corn, Ethanol, Farm Progress Show, Growth Energy, NASCAR

American Ethanol Partners at Farm Progress Show

Cindy Zimmerman

The partnership between American Ethanol and NASCAR was on display at the 2011 Farm Progress Show, where racing fans got a chance to meet with former driver and current team owner Richard Childress. Pictured here with Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis, Childress said his team’s partnership with American Ethanol and the NASCAR series using a 15% ethanol blend this year …

American Ethanol, Audio, corn, Ethanol, Farm Progress Show, Farming, Growth Energy, NASCAR

GROWMARK Supplies Domestic Fuel for Farm Progress Show

Cindy Zimmerman

When the cars, trucks, tractors, combines and other equipment at the 2011 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois needed fueling up, GROWMARK FS was there on-site to serve up home-grown fuel. Mark Dehner, GROWMARK marketing manager for refined and renewable fuels, says they have been the official Farm Progress Show fuel supplier for many years. “It takes a lot of …

Audio, Biodiesel, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Farm Progress Show, GROWMARK

RFA CEO Visits Farm Progress Show

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen visited with farmers, friends and the farm media at the 2011 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois this week. Dinneen has been traveling around the Midwest this month and says he is always amazed by the ability of the nation’s farmers to do their job, no matter what Mother Nature …

Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, Farm Progress Show, Farming, RFA

New Holland Still Supporting Biodiesel Alliance

Chuck Zimmerman

New Holland sponsored coverage of last week’s Farm Progress Show on our sister website, AgWired.com. Domestic Fuel readers know we’ve worked with the company a number of times in recent years and have documented how committed they are to supporting biodiesel. While at the show last week I talked with Gene Hemphill, New Holland and Tom Verry, National Biodiesel Board …

Audio, Biodiesel, Farm Progress Show, New Holland

Growth Energy Press Conference at Farm Progress Show

Chuck Zimmerman

Gen. Wesley Clark, Growth Energy, made an announcement this morning at the Farm Progress Show. The organization is calling for country of origin labeling for fuel. I would call that COOL for fuel! Hey, we do it with food, why not fuel? General Wesley Clark, Co-Chairman of Growth Energy, today called on the United States Congress and the White House …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Growth Energy