January 16, 2020

USDA seeks input on new biofuel infrastructure incentive program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerThe USDA on Jan. 16 launched a request for information (RFI) seeking public input to aid in the creation of its new Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program, which aims to expand the availability of ethanol and biodiesel. READ MORE

January 16, 2020

Gov. Reynolds highlights recent wins in IRFA address

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerIowa Gov. Kim Reynolds highlighted recent positive developments for the biofuels industry during the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association’s 2020 summit. She also spoke about her plan to increase funding for the state's biofuel infrastrcuture program. READ MORE

January 16, 2020

Censky discusses infrastructure grant program at IRFA Summit

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerDeputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky told attendees of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit that “there are some really positive things that are happening that are going to be great for the biofuels sector.” READ MORE

January 16, 2020

Shaw opens 2020 IRFA Summit with optimism

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerMonte Shaw, executive director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, kicked off the 2020 IRFA Summit in Altoona, Iowa, by acknowledging the difficulties 2019 brought to the biofuels industry, but also expressing optimism for recent policy changes. READ MORE

January 14, 2020

USGC: Workshops educate Mexican gas station owners on ethanol

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerAs 2019 drew to a close, so did the second successful year of a workshop series the U.S. Grains Council has conducted with the Mexican Retailer Service Station Association to promote increased use of ethanol. READ MORE

January 10, 2020

Nebraska Corn Board, Casey’s partner on higher ethanol blends

BY Nebraska Corn Board Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerThe Nebraska Corn Coard has provided grant funds through its blender pump incentive infrastructure program to help Casey's General Stores upgrade existing fuel pumps at 12 locations to offer Unleaded88, a 15 percent ethanol blend. READ MORE

January 08, 2020

Iran crisis drives oil price increase, ethanol delivers relief

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerTensions in the Middle East have inflamed global oil markets, sending Brent crude oil futures over $70 per barrel and pushing U.S. gasoline futures to a nine-month high. Ethanol, however, can help mitigate price increases at the pump. READ MORE

January 02, 2020

OPINION: 2019 brought some good ethanol news for retailers

BY Cassie Mullen, director of market development at the Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerAs we enter this new decade of the 2020s, the future looks incredibly bright for higher blends of ethanol. RFA's Cassie Mullen highlights several experiences in 2019 that will no doubt lead to continued expansion in the new year. READ MORE

December 30, 2019

MN Biofuels releases annual report, recognizes E15 retailer

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association Found In:Business, RetailerThe Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Biofuels) named Hutchinson Co-Op its 2019 Distinguished Retailer at the release of the former’s 2019 Annual Report in Bloomington on Dec 13. Hutchison Co-Op offers E15, D30 and E85. READ MORE