12/6/2019
Discussing Trade, E15 Expansion at Annual NAFB Trade Talk

Growth Energy was thrilled to once again attend the National Association of Farm Broadcaster’s (NAFB) annual convention, where we hosted the Past President’s dinner for the ninth year running and participated in Trade Talk with ag reporters from across the country. The Past President’s Dinner brings together the former presidents of NAFB and key voices […]

11/8/2019
Growth Energy Participates in USDA Trade Mission to West Africa

Pictured above from left to right: Green Plains Inc. Head of International Ethanol Trading Brandon Thomas., U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie Sullivan, Growth Energy Senior Vice President of Global Markets Craig Willis, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky, and Ag Counselor for the U.S. Embassy Charles Rush. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Growth Energy […]

11/5/2019
Growth Energy Joins USDA Trade Mission to West Africa

10/8/2019
Biofuels Continue to Flourish in Canada Due to Free Trade

9/10/2019
Spotlight on Trade: Willis Addresses Biofuels Summit Attendees on Global Ethanol Outlook

7/15/2019
Willis Joins Tour with Mexico Fuel Retailers in Iowa

7/12/2019
Willis: Smaller Ethanol Markets Show Growth in May

6/6/2019
Willis: Ethanol Exports Briefly Bounce Back After Logistical Hurdles

5/9/2019
Willis: March Exports to Brazil Drive Growth for U.S. Global Ethanol Outlook

4/17/2019
Willis: February Export Analysis: Ethanol Exports Decrease Slightly, Remain Stable


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Ray was the founding member of Big River Resources and a longtime Growth Energy Board member. We are all better off for knowing him and our community will feel this loss deeply. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and staff on this difficult day. You will be missed, Ray.

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To those of us within it, the ethanol industry often feels like a big family. Today that entire family mourns the loss of one of our own, Ray Defenbaugh. We will always remember his relentless spirit — his honesty, optimism, humor, and especially his fierce, fierce loyalty.

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