The Marshall Plan For Cleaner Air

The Marshall Plan For Cleaner Air

The ADM Corn Processors plant in Marshall, Minnesota has a couple of distinctions that set it apart from the other ethanol facilities in the state. It is the only facility in Minnesota that uses the wet-mill process to create ethanol fuel as well as products such as high fructose corn syrup and corn starch. It is also the only plant in the state owned and operated by Archer Daniels Midland, an agribusiness giant and one of the nation’s largest ethanol producers. With a production capacity of roughly 50 million gallons of ethanol per year, ADM Corn Processors isn’t the largest […]

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Creatures of Habit Take a New Exit

As Thanksgiving approaches many of us are not only planning holiday menus but also holiday driving routes. After all, it is one of the busiest driving weeks of the year. Every year my husband and I drive somewhere to celebrate the holidays. With family in Wisconsin and friends in every surrounding state, we have put some serious miles on our delightful red Chevy HHR. If you’re like us, when going places you frequently travel, it becomes habit to stop at the same wayside or fuel station you always do. The station with the best restroom. The one that sells the […]

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The Fast Track to Cleaner Fuel

NASCAR’s big championship race was yesterday in Miami. It’s understandable if you missed this, though. While yesterday’s race closed out the NASCAR season and was the culmination of the Monster Energy Cup Series, there generally isn’t as much media or hype around this event as there are for championship events in the Big 4 sports, at least here in Minnesota. And for some, racing can just be a difficult sport to truly appreciate, so it often passes under the radar. However, one thing we can likely all agree on is that people in the racing industry (no matter the level) […]

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As autumn leaves (and snow) fall, so do fuel prices during November promotions

The Minnesota Corn Growers (MCGA) and the Clean Air Choice Team have long been working together to reach and educate drivers about fuel options and the benefits of using fuel blended with ethanol. One way they have spread the word is through direct engagement, via boots on the ground events at fuel stations. At these events, staff and corn growers talk with drivers and offer discounts to those who choose to use ethanol blends like E85 or E15 (also known as 88 octane gasoline). Five such promotional events will take place in and around the metro throughout November. Below is […]

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