New Holland proudly displayed its support for the ethanol industry during the 2012 Farm Progress Show as you can see on the side of the CR6090 Combine. They are the first major manufacturer of farm equipment to do so in this manner. As part of that initiative New Holland has become a partner with Growth Energy and American Ethanol. They are a “Clean Energy Leader!” I learned more about this partnership from Mark Hooper, New Holland Director, Commercial Growth Initiatives.
Here are some of the reasons New Holland supports what Growth Energy and the ethanol industry is doing:
- Reducing U.S. dependence on foreign oil
- Energy that is more environmentally friendly
- Renewable energy that is sustainable over many generations to come
- Production that produces jobs for rural America – jobs that will not be exported
- Support and stability for farmers in America and their families
Mark says the partnership helps New Holland get closer to its customers. He says they recognize the impact ethanol has had on its business and farmer customers. Mark says New Holland is actively involved with Growth Energy initiatives and is “going to our dealers and our growers and putting on events across the country where we bring them in and really partner with the local ethanol plant promoting the message of E15, energy independence, food vs. fuel and dispelling the myths that are out there right now.” New Holland is also a partner with American Ethanol as a NASCAR sponsor.
Listen to my interview with Mark here: Interview with Mark Hooper