• 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, […]

  • New study shows farm income could increase by $128 million annually with SAF. ONIDA, S.D. (February 1, 2024) – In a significant boost to South Dakota’s economy, the SD Ethanol Producers Association share the promising economic impacts from the Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) industry, as revealed by a Decision Innovation Solutions (DIS) study, released today. […]

  • 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 […]