The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) and Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) hosted virtual plant visits for two classes at Benson High School on March 4. During the plant visits, the students, from grades 9 to 12, were given a virtual presentation on the plant’s operations, facts on the ethanol industry and a video on the ethanol production process. Read More
MN Bio-Fuels and Al-Corn Clean Fuel hosted two virtual plant visits for students from Triton High School last week. The virtual visits were held on Feb 25 and 26. The students for both virtual visits were from Triton High School’s Agricultural Economics class. In total, 14 students participated in the virtual visits. Triton High School is located in Dodge Center. Read More
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic slammed MN's ethanol industry with production falling under a billion gallons for the first time since 2009. Nonetheless, the industry continued to contribute positively to MN's economy. Check out the short video above or click here to learn more.
Over 6 Million Gallons Of E15 Sold In Jan The volume sold in January 2021 was lower than January 2020 as the traffic volume in Minnesota this year was still lower than last year. Read More

Canada Now Top US Ethanol Customer Canada imported 1.23 billion liters (324.9 million gallons) of US ethanol in 2020, topping Brazil, which imported 757 million liters (199.9 million gallons). Read More

USDA To Provide COVID-19 Relief To Biofuel Producers The USDA's Pandemic Assistance To Producers will include relief to ethanol producers. Read More

USGC Helps Ensure Ethanol Has Environmental Role In Recovery As fuel demand across the world recovers and countries look towards reducing emissions, the US Grains Council is taking steps to ensure ethanol will play a role. Read More
Ethanol Production Up 4 Percent According to the EIA, ethanol production averaged 971,000 barrels a day for the week ending March 12. Read More

Sen. Smith Named Chair of Rural Development And Energy Panel Following her appointment on the Senate Agricultural Committee, one of her focuses will be on strengthening the RFS. Read More

Broad Coalition Supports Statewide Minnesota Clean Fuels Standard The coalition and legislation will complement the Governor's Council on Biofuels and other efforts to ensure MInnesota encourages the use of ethanol. Read More

USDA Maintains 2020-21 Forecast For Corn Use For Ethanol An estimated 4.95 billion bushels of corn is expected to go to ethanol production in 2020-’21, up from 4.857 billion bushels in 2019-’20. Read More