Growth Energy announced United Wisconsin Grain Producers, LLC (UWGP) became the association’s newest producer plant member today. Annually, UWGP produces and ships 62 million gallons of ethanol to blending terminals, 2.3 million gallons of crude corn oil, and 110,000 tons of distillers grain, to local dairy and cattle operators and export destinations. 
“We are delighted to add UWGP to our growing powerhouse list of Growth Energy producer members,” said Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor. “UWGP has already gotten plugged into the Growth Energy network and we look forward to continue working with them to tell our industry’s story and to promote the economic and environmental benefits of biofuels.” 
“Here at UWGP, we strive every day to be ‘Best in Class’ and a leader in the ethanol industry. From our process to end product, our safety and service, our team works hard every day to maximize the value we create out of a simple kernel of corn,” said UWGP CEO Lee Olson. “Over the last 18 months, we’ve had a chance to engage the Growth Energy staff, their board of directors and many of their members on key issues for the industry and what it’s going to take to compete in the low-carbon fuel markets. Growth Energy continues to lead this industry and we are thrilled to be partnering with such an exceptional group of producers and suppliers.  We look forward to working together.” 

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On May 31, 21 members of the House, led by Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Ill., sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai urging her to protect U.S. farmers and biofuel producers and prioritize U.S. #ethanol export competitiveness in Brazil.

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Protecting #IA04 farmers and #ethanol producers will always be a top priority for me in Congress. I appreciate working with my @WaysandMeansGOP colleague @RepLaHood to ensure American ethanol exports receive fair treatment and robust market access in Brazil.

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.@NUVUFUELS: "In Michigan alone, the higher biofuel blend offers drivers more than $1 billion in fuel savings annually, reduces emissions, and supports the state’s rural economy."…

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Celebrated the nation's second #E15 standard with @RFNebraska's Dawn Caldwell and Traci Menke. Thank you for your work getting #LB562 signed into law. Nebraskan families will see savings at the pump this summer! cc: @LadyOfAg

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