Whether you buy E15 or sell it, tell your senators to support consumer choice and the RVP bill.
6/09/17 (Fri) >read more
Blue Flint Ethanol plant receives plaque from Eco-Energy noting 600 million gallons shipped through April 2017.
5/30/17 (Tue) >read more
The administration offices at both Blue Flint and Dakota Spirit will be closed on Monday, May 29th. Have a happy and safe Memorial Weekend!
5/26/17 (Fri) >read more
On Wednesday, April 12th Blue Flint Ethanol reached 10 years with no lost time accidents.
4/14/17 (Fri) >read more
Both Blue Flint Ethanol and Dakota Spirit AgEnergy facilities will be incorporating Syngenta’s Enogen® corn hybrid into our process beginning with the 2017 corn harvest.
4/04/17 (Tue) >read more
Choosing the correct corn hybrid(s) for your farm is the easiest way to gain (or lose) bushels, given you have already optimized most other management practices. In a North Dakota hybrid trial data set from NDSU, there was as much as 88 bushels per acre difference between the top and bottom yielding adapted hybrids at a location, and all hybrids entered were available for seed in that or the following year. If you do the quick math in your head you can quickly see how much choosing the right hybrid impacts profitability at the farm level.
3/28/17 (Tue) >read more
Farmers in the area will grow an industrial-quality corn specifically designed for the ethanol industry this summer.
3/20/17 (Mon) >read more
Rumors of potential changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard are creating some concerns in the biofuels industries.
3/15/17 (Wed) >read more
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor today released the following statement in support of the bipartisan, bicameral introduction of the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act (S. 517, H.R. 1311). This legislation – introduced in the Senate by Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE), Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and in the House of Representatives by Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE-3) and Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA-2) – would extend the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) volatility waiver to gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol (E15), allowing retailers to offer E15 without restriction from June 1 to September 15.
3/03/17 (Fri) >read more
As seen on these pages, the Renewable Fuels Standard is a favorite target of oil industry front groups for the simple reason that it works. No other federal policy has done more to create competition at the gas pump, offering consumers cleaner, more affordable options.
2/21/17 (Tue) >read more
U.S. exports of distillers grains (DG) — a high protein co-product of dry mill ethanol production used to feed livestock and poultry — totaled 11.48 million metric tons (MMT) in 2016, down 10 percent from 2015’s record-high but still the second-highest on record, according to a 10-page summary of 2016 ethanol co-product trade data published today by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).
2/14/17 (Tue) >read more
Net exports of ethanol from the United States set a new record of 1.01 billion gallons in 2016.
2/07/17 (Tue) >read more