Propane Autogas Saves Money

John Davis

Local municipalities, school districts and fleets are all saving money thanks to propane autogas. This news release from GROWMARK says Prairieland FS, Inc. based in Jacksonville, Illinois, taught local entities about the benefits of the fuel at an educational summit. City of Springfield Director William McCarty, Office of Budget and Management and Mike Palazzolo, Fleet Manager shared their experience in …

autogas, FS Energy, GROWMARK, Propane

Propane Autogas Revs Up the FS System

Cindy Zimmerman

Businesses and organizations are recognizing the benefits of switching from gasoline or diesel fuel to propane autogas. The GROWMARK FS System is enjoying the benefits firsthand through the use of propane powered vehicles and supplying and servicing customers such as school districts and municipalities. Becky Borkgren, GROWMARK’s Propane marketing and technical services manager, is a vocal advocate in her new …

autogas, FS Energy, GROWMARK, Propane

STAR Energy Keeping Fuel Tanks Cleaner

Cindy Zimmerman

A dirty tank can make even the best of fuel less than optimum, which is why GROWMARK STAR energy was demonstrating a high efficiency fuel tank cleaning process at the 2012 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. Curt Snyder with STAR Energy demonstrated the cleaner, which can run in any size tank from 500-1000 gallons. “It has a pressurized nozzle …

Farm Progress Show, FS Energy, Fuel Efficiency, GROWMARK, Video

GROWMARK Studying E15 Retailer Handbook

Cindy Zimmerman

As a leader in fuels produced by farmer cooperative members, GROWMARK is studying how to best implement 15% ethanol and upgrading its biodiesel quality program for marketing through the FS Brand system. There are over 300 locally and independently operated FS FAST STOP and FAST STOP Express locations so GROWMARK Renewable Fuels Product Manager Brigette Harlan says they are carefully …

Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, FS Energy, GROWMARK, Retailers, RFA

Growing GROWMARK Energy Business

Cindy Zimmerman

From premium diesel, gasoline and lubricants to propane, biodiesel and ethanol, the GROWMARK Energy Division continues to grow and offer high quality products to member cooperatives and the general public. The annual volume for the cooperative system’s energy division exceeds 1.6 billion gallons of gasoline, distillates and propane, and about 80 percent of the gasoline marketed by GROWMARK and FS …

Audio, Biodiesel, Energy, Ethanol, FS Energy, GROWMARK, Propane

GROWMARK Announces Dieselex Gold Reformulation

Cindy Zimmerman

GROWMARK and its member cooperatives are excited about the latest formulation of their flagship fuel, Dieselex Gold. “It’s time to get excited and it’s time to show some passion,” said Kevin Carroll, GROWMARK Vice President for Energy, at the new reformulation “Gold Rush” kick off event for FS member cooperatives in East Peoria on Tuesday. “Dieselex Gold is a product …

Audio, Biodiesel, FS Energy, GROWMARK

Former Speaker of House on Energy Policy

Cindy Zimmerman

The 59th Speaker of the House, who played an active role in the development of current energy policy, spoke about leadership and the importance of the nation’s energy security during an appearance at the GROWMARK, FS System “Gold Rush” event in East Peoria, Illinois to introduce re-formulated Dieselex Gold. Dennis Hastert, a native of Illinois, told the group that growing …

Audio, Energy, Ethanol, Ethanol News, FS Energy, Government, GROWMARK