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Area U.S. senators applaud decision for year-round E15 fuel
October 9, 2018 - 6:08pm
WASHINGTON -- Midwest U.S. senators are pleased with the news that President Donald Trump’s administration will initiate the process to make...
AgweekTV: Elevator Embezzlement in Minnesota
September 22, 2018 - 8:30am
Manager alleged to have stolen $2 million from co-op grain elevator in Ashby, Minn. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the...
Red Trail president speaks up for ethanol production
August 20, 2018 - 7:08am
RICHARDTON, N.D. — Now more than ever, farmers who believe in the future of ethanol need to speak up for it, says Gerald Bachmeier, president...
Two-hour, private visit by Pruitt to SD farm included roundtable event
June 13, 2018 - 9:25pm
RELIANCE — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt visited a central South Dakota farm on Wednesday, and state farmers...
SD Corn Growers plan to give Pruitt the cold shoulder during visit
June 12, 2018 - 4:08pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt will visit South Dakota on Wednesday, June 13, but the...
Trump told Iowa he'd save ethanol. His EPA chief has other ideas
September 29, 2017 - 7:06am
As he sought votes during last year's Iowa caucuses, candidate Donald Trump courted farmers with praise for ethanol and promises that he would...
New bill pushes to allow greater ethanol blends
September 25, 2017 - 6:21pm
DICKINSON, N.D.—Corn and oil may sound like an unpleasant cocktail, but blending ethanol and gasoline has resulted in savings for consumers...
Trump might start trade war with Brazil over ethanol imports
August 8, 2017 - 4:48pm
President Donald Trump's America First rhetoric is doing no favors for U.S. ethanol producers, who are hoping to avoid a trade fight with fuel...
Tharaldson hits billionth gallon of ethanol, announces expansion
April 10, 2017 - 10:48am
CASSELTON, N.D. — Tharaldson Ethanol quietly marked its 1 billionth gallon of fuel ethanol production last week. The company also announced...
Twin Cities waste-to-ethanol plant would be first in nation
March 20, 2017 - 9:17am
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. — Dump it today, drive with it tomorrow. That’s the promise of the nation’s first waste-to-ethanol plant, proposed...
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
July 25, 2016 - 11:55am
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- A group of developers has plans to make ethanol from the stalks and leaves of North Dakota corn plants and wheat straw. New...
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
June 27, 2016 - 9:17am
WASHINGTON -- South Dakota’s $3.8 billion ethanol industry is facing a “glass ceiling,” according to officials. Every year, the Environmental...
Minnesota ethanol plant celebrates 20 years
June 14, 2016 - 1:45pm
BENSON, Minn. --Gene Fynboh didn't like the price of corn, but what bothered him most was watching all of the corn he and other farmers in western...
Plans underway for ethanol plant near Jamestown, N.D.
April 12, 2016 - 9:16am
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Plans for a $150 million cellulosic ethanol plant at the Spiritwood Energy Park Association industrial park are underway,...
Human error blamed in derailment, ethanol spill
April 12, 2016 - 9:11am
Human error caused the November train derailment that sent more than 20,000 gallons of ethanol into the Mississippi River in northwest Wisconsin,...