• Reps. Sauder, Mortenson, Lesmeister and Sens. Crabtree, Davis, Hunhoff honored by South Dakota Ethanol SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (May 29, 2024) – Six South Dakota lawmakers were honored today with the South Dakota Hero of Agriculture Award for their support of the state’s farming communities and the growth of value-added agriculture through bioprocessing. “Agriculture has already […]

  • The South Dakota Ethanol Producers Association applauds the South Dakota Legislature for passing a package of compromise bills that will provide the nation’s first Landowner Bill of Rights along with needed regulatory certainty for CO2 pipelines.

  • PIERRE, S.D. (February 15, 2024) – South Dakota Ethanol Producers Association applauds Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Legislature for passing Senate Bill 78. This bill provides a five-cent per gallon retail tax incentive for E15, a 15% bioethanol fuel blend. “Thank you to Governor Kristi Noem, Senate Majority Leader Crabtree, Representative Drew Peterson, […]

  • SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (January 29, 2024) – Regarding today’s announcement of POET partnering with Summit Carbon Solutions to add 17 of POET’s facilities to the Summit pipeline, the South Dakota Ethanol Producers Association Board President Walt Wendland released the following statement: “This latest announcement from POET and Summit solidifies the overwhelming commitment from the bioethanol […]

  • Estimates show 19 cent increase to local corn basis ONIDA, S.D. (May 22, 2023) – Proposed carbon pipelines would raise the premium on corn for South Dakota farmers and inject nearly $6 billion in gross output for the state over a 10-year period, according to a study released today. The report, commissioned by the South […]

  • WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued an emergency fuel waiver to allow E15 gasoline — gasoline blended with 15% ethanol — to be sold during the summer driving season — a move that was cheered by ag and renewable energy groups. The EPA in a statement said the action is motivated at […]

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Growth Energy released a study conducted by ABF Economics that found that nationwide E15, a 15 percent ethanol blended fuel, could save drivers billions in annual fuel costs, create new jobs, and return billions to the U.S. economy. Specifically, the data show that a nationwide transition to E15 would: “The price of gas […]