RFA Sponsors Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Joanna Schroeder

Next week the 71st Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally kicks off in Sturgis, South Dakota. Once again, thousands of motorcycle riders will have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of ethanol at the Legendary Buffalo Chip through the Renewable Fuels Association’s “Fueled with Pride” sponsorship. Similar to past years, RFA will hand out promotional materials and merchandise. In addition, an …

Ethanol, Promotion, RFA

POET and Growth Energy Win Regional NAMA Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

Ethanol industry campaigns targeting the general public and Congress have won top awards from Region II of the National Agri-Marketing Association, which covers the west central part of the country from Montana to Texas. First place honors for “Television Ad Series” and “Best in Show” from the NAMA Region II went to a national TV advertising campaign for ethanol producer …

Ethanol, Growth Energy, POET, Promotion

Minnesota Stations Offer Frequent Ethanol User Cards

Cindy Zimmerman

Three fuel stations in Minnesota are now offering drivers of Flex Fuel Vehicles (FFVs) a chance to save money with frequent ethanol user cards. The Meadowland C-Store Cenex in Wabasso, Meadowland Farmers Coop in Lamberton and Country Pride Services in Windom are providing frequent fuel punch cards (one per household) to the first 50 flex fuel vehicle drivers starting today. …

E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Promotion

Iowa City Woman Wins $7,500 In Free Fuel & Food

Joanna Schroeder

An Iowa City woman received a very welcome early holiday gift – free food and fuel for a year from the  Iowa Corn Growers Association. Katie Ortmann was the winner of the Iowa Corn Fed GameDay GiveAway campaign when her name was called during halftime of the Iowa State versus Iowa men’s basketball game held this past Friday, December 10, …

Agribusiness, corn, Ethanol, food and fuel, Promotion

E85 for 85 Cents on Saturday

Joanna Schroeder

For those lucky residents of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, you have a chance to kick off the Thanksgiving celebration with food and fuel this Saturday, November 20, 2010. Flex-fuel drivers (FFV) will have the opportunity to fill up with E85 for 85 cents per gallon from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Woodman’s Market located at 8131 S. Howell Avenue, Oak …

E85, Ethanol, Promotion

Don’t Miss the Down on the Farm Solar Tour

Joanna Schroeder

Mississippi Solar is getting excited for the National Solar Tour, an event that showcases solar energy for home buyers, businesses and everyone in between. The event is overseen by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), and this year more than 650 tours are already scheduled for early October. This is the second year that Mississippi Solar will participate in the …

Electricity, Energy, Promotion, Solar

Solar is Cooking

Joanna Schroeder

The American Solar Energy Society’s (ASES) National Solar Tour is set to become the most successful solar event to date, with 648 community solar tours registered. The number of registered tours, which are designed to engage tens of thousands of citizens interested about solar, is nearly triple that of last year when 150,000 people across 49 states, Washington, D.C. and …

Promotion, Solar