Category: Partnerships

Corn Update and Corn Matters: Surging E85 Sales and Farmfest Preview

This week’s Corn Matters interview on the Red River Farm Network covers the rising sales of E85 in Minnesota this summer with Bob Moffitt from the American Lung Association of Minnesota’s Clean Air Choice Team.

On Corn Update on the Linder Farm Network, Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) president Tom Haag previews what MCGA will have at this year’s Farmfest, set for Aug.

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High Gas Prices Driving More Minnesotans to Choose E85 This Summer

As Minnesotans deal with another summer of high gas prices, E85 has become more and more popular.

According to Bob Moffitt from the American Lung Association of Minnesota’s Clean Air Choice team, E85 sales were up 28 percent in Minnesota during June of this year compared to June of 2012.

One reason for the increased interest in E85 – a fuel blend of up to 85 percent ethanol and gasoline – is price.

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