South Dakota Corn Sponsors Ethanol Bowl

Cindy Zimmerman

The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council is partnering with Northern State University to present the First Annual Ethanol Bowl next month. The premiere event will feature the NSU Wolves facing Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference rivals the Augustana Vikings on November 8 at Clark Swisher Activities Complex in Aberdeen, S.D. “Northern State looks forward to celebrating a growing industry in our …

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Ethanol Supports Oil for Music Tour

Cindy Zimmerman

Bartering musical talent will result in more than just entertainment for more than 3.2 million Americans; it will turn into free fuel. On Saturday, October 11 at 11 am eastern time, the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC), along with 2020 Vision, 3 Kingdoms Entertainment, Exxon, Lehigh Gas, International Reciprocal Trade Association, Pennsylvania Gasoline Retailers and Allied Trades, will stand …

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Extreme Makeover: Ethanol Edition

Cindy Zimmerman

The Dirk Devries family of Albert Lea, Minnesota are not only the recipients of a new home, courtesy of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. They are also the proud owners of a new F150 crew cab flexible-fuel vehicle, courtesy of the ethanol industry. Five Minnesota-based POET Biorefining facilities, in conjunction with the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) and Dave …

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Food and Fuel Campaign Launch

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Ag and Energy Council (AAEC) has launched a national radio campaign featuring a “Food and Fuel Update.” The ads will be running on nationally syndicated shows including Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, in addition to local radio stations throughout the United States. The “Food and Fuel Update” features Mark Pearson, a nationally respected agriculture and economic expert and …

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Tailgate Tour Takes Ethanol Message to College

Cindy Zimmerman

The Ethanol Promotion and Information Council is taking a fun and educational message about ethanol to college campuses this fall as part of the 2008 FOX Tailgate Tour presented by Ford and Sirius Satellite Radio. The 14-week road trip to this season’s biggest college football games offers unique promotional opportunities for EPIC, according to marketing specialist Jennifer Powell. “College students …

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New Ethanol Ad Campaign

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association has launched two new television commercials this week stressing the benefits of today’s domestic renewable fuels industry. Entitled “Faces” and “Places,” the two 30-second spots feature real Americans from Hereford, Texas who are actively leading America toward a more secure energy future. In “Faces,” local Hereford residents explain why ethanol is critical to America’s energy future. …

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Ethanol Tailgate Party

Cindy Zimmerman

Edgar the E-Man will be partying with Albert and Sebastian this weekend in Gainesville, Florida when the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council kicks off its sponsorship with the Fox Tailgate Tour at the Florida vs. Miami football game. Visitors at the tailgate tour will have the chance to compete in the Ultimate Ethanol Challenge, where competitors face off to test …

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The Evolution of Ethanol

Laura McNamara

“The industry is at a point where the next evolution is here. You know it’s at the next phase.” Toni Nuernberg, the new Executive Director of the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council says the ethanol industry is facing significant changes and challenges. That’s why, she says, both EPIC members and non-members attended the organization’s first annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska …

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