9/3/2019
Growth Energy, USGC, and RFA Comment on New Brazil Tariff Rate Quota

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Brazil announced it has raised the quota on U.S. ethanol imports under the tariff rate quote (TRQ) up from 600 million liters per year to nearly 750 million liters per year. The TRQ regulates the threshold of ethanol that can be imported into Brazil without triggering a 20 percent tariff. Following this announcement, Growth […]

7/1/2019
Registration Open For First-Ever Global Ethanol Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the goal of engaging a broad array of global ethanol leaders about the benefits of expanding global ethanol use, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announce registration is open for the first-ever Global Ethanol Summit (GES), scheduled for Oct. 13-15, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Interested […]

2/21/2019
Growth Energy, USGC, and RFA Submit Joint Comments on Canadian Clean Fuel Standard

Growth Energy, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), and Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) jointly submitted comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada

2/7/2019
International Experts Gather for Global Ethanol Outlook Panel at Growth Energy ELC

1/30/2019
Growth Energy, USGC Submit Comments to Province of Ontario on E15 by 2025

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, Growth Energy and the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) jointly submitted comments to the Canadian Province of Ontario supporting the expansion of biofuels blending in the Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. The comments applaud Ontario’s commitment to implementing a 15 percent renewable content in gasoline by 2025 and highlight the retail success of 15 […]

12/12/2018
DDGS, Grains Sales Top $400 Million At 2018 Export Exchange

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The grain buyers from 35 countries who attended this year’s Export Exchange conference in Minneapolis have since reported buying an estimated $403 million worth of coarse grains and co-products, including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and feed grains. The biennial event was held in October, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council […]

12/3/2018
Ontario Announces E15 Adoption As Soon As 2025

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. ethanol industry applauds the release of the Province of Ontario’s Environment Plan, which includes a fuel requirement for conventional gasoline to be blended with 15 percent ethanol that could go in effect as early as 2025. Following this announcement, Growth Energy, U.S. Grains Council, and Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) issued the following […]

10/24/2018
U.S. Trade Policy, Grains Transportation Value Chain Spotlighted At Export Exchange 2018; Buyer-Seller Relationships Forged

Minneapolis — The challenges and opportunities surrounding transportation of U.S. feed grains to end-users in countries around the world was the topic of conversation at Export Exchange 2018 Wednesday. Export Exchange is a biennial educational and trade forum for U.S. feed grains that will host attendees from both the U.S. and various countries organized into 21 […]

10/22/2018
Feed Grain Buyers, Suppliers Arrive in Minneapolis for Export Exchange 2018

10/15/2018
Feed Grain Buyers, Suppliers Head to Minneapolis Next Week for Export Exchange 2018


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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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