The 2019 Biofuels Summit arrived at a critical moment this year, with rural America facing the worst downturn in farm income in a generation and ethanol plants closing or idling across the country. These dynamics meant that last week was the perfect time for our members and staff to rally together in the nation’s capital for the annual Growth Energy Biofuels Summit to confront these issues head on and advocate for the importance of a robust biofuels industry with lawmakers.
Over several days, attendees heard from industry experts and guest speakers on the state of the ethanol industry, which helped prepare them for meetings with legislators and their staffs.
Thank you to all of our members who were able to join us in Washington, D.C. last week! Your hard work and support were critical in bringing our story to elected officials. Continue reading below to learn more about our incredible week in Washington.