Improvements in Ethanol Process Result in Lower GHG Emissions

August 25, 2011

America is home to the most innovative, productive and efficient ethanol and grain producers in the world. This increasing productivity and efficiency contributes directly to ethanolís ability to lower greenhouse gas emissions from gasoline on a lifecycle basis. American farmers and ethanol producers are consciously investing in technology that dramatically lowers their carbon footprint while producing more fuel, feed, and food than ever before.

Posted in Energy, Environment, Ethanol

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From farm to biorefinery: Ethanol production efficiency improves

August 18, 2011

In the second part of RFAís series on the improving efficiencies of corn ethanol production, the focus will be specifically on input useóboth on the farm and at the biorefinery.

Posted in Energy, Environment, Ethanol, Production, Water

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Dear President Obama

August 15, 2011

Your scheduled tour of rural communities through the Upper Midwest this week will no doubt provide you with firsthand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities present in rural communities all across the nation. Your scheduled travel will also bring you in close proximity to many of the most successful drivers of economic opportunity today: ethanol biorefineries.

Posted in Ethanol, Jobs

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More Ethanol, Fewer Inputs, Increasing Benefits: More corn on fewer acres, less water

August 09, 2011

Over the past 30 years, and in particular in the past decade, ethanol production has quietly become increasingly efficient. From improvements in corn production to greater efficiencies at ethanol biorefineries, Americaís leading renewable fuel is providing more with less.

Posted in Agriculture, Ethanol, Food, Land Use, Production, Water

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