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U.S. Ethanol Exports in 2016 and the Outlook for 2017 (04/26/2017)

4/27/2017

U.S. ethanol exports during 2016 were up 25.7% to 1.046 billion gallons compared with the same period the previous year (832.02 million gallons).

Week of April 24 fuel and energy price update

4/26/2017

As of Tuesday, April 25th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.39 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.03 from last week and $.24 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.41, holding steady at last week’s price.

Ethanol cracks blend wall, dispels myths

4/24/2017

Gasoline consumed in the United States in 2016 contained more than 10 percent ethanol on average for the first time ever

Week of April 17 fuel and energy price update

4/19/2017

As of Tuesday, April 18th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.36 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up a penny from last week and $.26 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.41, a penny higher than last week’s price.

Week of April 10 fuel and energy price update

4/12/2017

As of Tuesday, April 11th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.35 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.04 from last week and $.33 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.40, $.05 higher than last week’s price.

A true superhero, ethanol fights for good

4/12/2017

I’m really not into the whole super hero craze which seems to dominate movie screens every summer. But if I had to choose a superhero to admire, I’d go with ethanol.

Support Urged for Legislation to Extend Small Wind Tax Credit

4/11/2017

Farm Bureau is urging support for H.R. 1090, the Technologies for Energy Security Act, to extend the 30 percent credit for electricity produced from wind that is sold to an unrelated person (the grid) through 2019.

President Trump Signs Executive Order on Energy and Climate

4/11/2017

Earlier this week (March 27-31, 2017) President Trump signed a Farm Bureau-supported executive order unwinding many of the energy and climate change regulations policies put in place by the previous administration.

A true superhero, ethanol fights for good

4/10/2017

I’m not really into the whole superhero craze which seems to dominate movie screens every summer. But if I had to choose a superhero to admire, I’d go with ethanol.

Biodiesel sales jump at Iowa fuel retailers

4/10/2017

A new state government report shows more than half of Iowa’s fuel retailers carried biodiesel blends in 2016, increasing 6 percent over 2015. Higher blends are also becoming the norm.

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