Tag: E15

Fuel promotion events continue promoting ethanol in the metro and beyond

Fuel events across the Twin Cities metro area wrapped up last week with hundreds of consumers stopping by their local station to learn more about the benefits of ethanol-blended fuels. In all, four events were held across the Minneapolis-St. Paul region, with more than an estimated 200 area residents learning about 88 Octane (also known as E15) and E85 while enjoying discounts on each.

The American Lung Association was on-hand at all four events to promote the clean air benefits of ethanol-blended fuels.

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MCGA travels to Dallas to promote ethanol, corn farming with NASCAR fans

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association joined colleagues from the Texas Corn Producers to promote the benefits of ethanol and the work of the nation’s corn farmers at the NASCAR Texas 500 over the weekend.

With support from American Ethanol, the annual event has been a long-standing opportunity to raise awareness of ethanol-blended fuels and the importance of corn farming with thousands of fans at Texas Motor Speedway.

Volunteers and staff from each organization met with NASCAR fans outside the race track at a large booth,

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Global upside for ethanol and DDGS evident at Export Exchange 2018

Written by Jonathan Eisenthal

New developments in the United States, including possible year-round sales of E15, and plans to reduce carbon emissions around the world could add upwards of 20 billion gallons of ethanol demand in the next decade.

One place where this future was being actively brought to fruition was the biennial conference called the Export Exchange, a global marketing conference for grains and bioenergy organized by the U.S.

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MCGA stressed importance of ethanol-blended fuels to reach federal gas emission goals

Earlier this year, under the direction of the White House, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to amend existing Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) and greenhouse gas emissions standards for passenger cars and light trucks and establish new standards, covering model years 2021 through 2026.

The Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles proposed rule provided an opportunity to stress the importance of ethanol as a high-octane fuel source that can increase vehicle efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in optimized engines.

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First District Candidate Jim Hagedorn visits Al-Corn Clean Fuel

Running to represent Minnesota’s first congressional district, Jim Hagedorn visited Al-Corn Clean Fuel in Claremont Thursday evening to discuss the importance of Minnesota’s ethanol industry for the state’s economy and its corn growers.

Organized through the “MN Corn Grows MN” initiative, the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) worked with Al-Corn to invite Hagedorn to the newly expanded plant for a tour and discussion on issues impacting the state’s ethanol industry.

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Promotion events across Twin Cities offer drivers savings on ethanol-blended fuels

Over the next two weeks, drivers across the Twin Cities metro will have an opportunity to save extra at the pump by attending one of many fuel promotions events and topping off their tank with ethanol-blended fuels.

At each of the below events, discounts will be available on 88 Octane, which is approved for all vehicles 2001 and newer. Now offered at more than 300 locations in Minnesota, 88 Octane offers consumers a lower-priced,

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Minnesota Corn in the news

From co-hosting Tuesday’s Greater Minnesota Gubernatorial Debate to President Trump’s long-awaited announcement on year-round E15 sales, it has been a busy week in the corn world, and the media have taken notice. The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) and its grower leaders have had an opportunity to participate in a number of interviews with Minnesota print, radio and television outlets.

Here is a quick rundown of where you may have noticed MCGA in the news:

On Tuesday,

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MCGA welcomes year-round sales of E15

President Donald Trump announced this afternoon that consumers will now have year-round access to E15, providing Minnesotans and beyond another option at the pump and helping grow demand for the nation’s corn farmers. Minnesota Corn Growers Association President Brian Thalmann released the following statement on today’s development:

We thank President Trump for following through on his commitment to America’s farmers. Corn farmers across the country have been advocating for year-round sales of E15 to help grow demand,

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MNFuels.com is the one-stop resource for ethanol-blended fuels

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association revamped MNFuels.com to serve as a resource for the thousands of Minnesotans topping off their tank with ethanol-blended fuels. The new website features a station locator, flex fuel vehicle identifier, information on ethanol blends and a blog regularly updated with ethanol-related news.

Popularity of ethanol-blended fuels in Minnesota has reached an all-time high in recent years. In 2017, more than 19 million gallons of 88 Octane,

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A major change on the southern Minnesota ethanol landscape

The following is from Minnesota Corn Growers Association Allied Partner, Al-Corn Clean Fuel.

As an Allied Partner, Al-Corn Clean Fuel supports the work being done to identify and promote opportunities for corn farmers while improving quality of life. The Minnesota Corn Growers Association thanks Al-Corn Clean Fuel for its support.

If you have driven on U.S. Highway 14 between Owatonna and Rochester over the past year,

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