American Ethanol Announces 2012 NASCAR Plans

In American Ethanol, Ethanol, Promotion by Cindy

Big plans have been announced for American Ethanol‘s second NASCAR season. The announcements were made at the NASCAR Preview 2012 event over the weekend in Charlotte, N.C. First of all, American Ethanol announced that it will continue relationships with Richard Childress Racing (RCR) and RAB Racing for the 2012 season. Pictured here are the American Ethanol drivers for the teams. …

Meet NCGA’s New First VP

In American Ethanol, Audio, Farming, USFRA by Cindy

The first woman officer for the National Corn Growers Association will become first vice president as of October 1 and I had the chance to catch up with her at the 2011 Farm Progress Show. Pam Johnson, pictured here with NASCAR team owner and American Ethanol supporter Richard Childress, is a farmer from northern Iowa with her husband and two …

Ethanol Powered NASCAR in Spotlight at FPS 2011

In American Ethanol, Ethanol, Events, Farming by Cindy

There were quite a few race cars mixed in with the tractors and combines this year at the 2011 Farm Progress Show. NASCAR team owner and former racer Richard Childress, pictured here with National Corn Growers Association vice president Garry Niemeyer of Illinois and Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis, was at FPS to talk about the partnership between the racing …

Corn Growers CEO Shares Ethanol Honor with Growers

In American Ethanol, Ethanol, General by Cindy

At the 2011 Fuel Ethanol Workshop last week, the CEO of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) accepted an award for promoting the advancement of ethanol on behalf of the corn industry as a whole. “It’s more of an award for the people that I work with, the farmers, our leaders, our great staff, the state groups,” Rick Tolman told …

Corn in Your Tank = Money in Your Pocket

In American Ethanol, Ethanol, Research by Cathryn

According to a study recently released by the Iowa State University Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, U.S. ethanol saves drivers money at the pump.  Tracking historic data over the past decade and looking specifically at 2010, research shows that ethanol helps keep gas prices down. Department of Energy data shows U.S. gasoline use averaged 138 billion gallons per year …

Ethanol to Keep Me Warm Inside and Out

In American Ethanol, Ethanol, New Products by Cathryn

A long-time Volvo devotee, I eagerly anticipated the release of the new electric edition of my beloved Volvo C30.  Now, I am more excited than ever as it was announced this cutting-edge model will use ethanol to heat the passenger compartment.  Dreams of being warm, utilizing one of our nation’s greatest renewable resources and sticking it to big oil are …

Cheer For American Ethanol At Daytona

In American Ethanol, Audio, Ethanol, Promotion by Chuck

It’s time for American Ethanol to take the stage at the Daytona 500 this weekend! It will be NASCAR history as every car will be powered by Sunoco Green E15 – a blend of 15 percent American ethanol. This fuel change, which will become standard for all three NASCAR series this year, represents a shift in professional racing toward a …