CAPITOL CHATTER Ethanol credited for $5 billion boost
The Minnesota Agriculture Department says the ethanol industry generated more than $5 billion in economic activity last year and supported at least 12,600 jobs.
Minnesotas 21 ethanol plants can make ... Posted on 10/14/12 at 3:16 PM
HERON LAKE - Guardian Energy Heron Lake LLC has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the ethanol production assets from Heron Lake BioEnergy LLC, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon.
Livestock, poultry producer groups say high feed costs jeopardizing meat production
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Livestock and poultry groups from across the country have banded together to request the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implement an immediate waiver of the nation’s Renewable Fuels Standard for corn-based ethanol in light of continued drought conditions.
LUVERNE — Yeast and corn, two common kitchen ingredients, may help reduce dependence on fossil fuels through an innovative process being utilized commercially for the first time in a southwest Minnesota ethanol plant.
Brazil could work with state on ethanol
ST. PAUL — Brazil is one of Minnesota’s major ethanol competitors, but Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty came away from a visit there saying the two also could cooperate.
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