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Growth Energy Awards Kwik Trip’s Joel Hirschboeck with America’s Fuel Award

Yesterday, Feb. 8, Growth Energy awarded its highest honor – the America’s Fuel Award – to Joel Hirschboeck, general manager of fuel marketing and procurement at Kwik Trip, Inc., at the association’s ninth annual...

Growth Energy Holds 9th Annual Conference for Biofuels Industry Leaders and Supporters

Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor kicked off the association’s Executive Leadership Conference (ELC) today, welcoming more than 300 ethanol leaders and allies to the industry’s annual inside look into the market and political landscape...

New Capability for Rapid, Automated Look-Up of Certified Fertilizer Facilities

AgGateway and ResponsibleAg have collaborated on new look-up functionality that allows fertilizer manufacturers, distributors and retailers to quickly and automatically confirm that fertilizer locations they are doing business with are certified for safe fertilizer...

American Drivers Top 3 Billion Miles Driven on E15

Today Growth Energy announces that American drivers have logged yet another billion miles on clean burning E15 in just the past three months. The total number of miles driven on E15 now sits at...

National Biodiesel Conference to Celebrate 25 Years of Growth

Producers, marketers and aficionados are preparing to return to Fort Worth this month when the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo opens at the convention center for four days of all things biodiesel.  This year’s conference...

Fastline.com Releases Price Comparison Tool

Fastline Media Group is excited to release the Price Comparison tool on Fastline.com. The Price Comparison tool - the first of its kind in the ag equipment market - is designed to help buyers...

University of Minnesota Research Shows Annual Ryegrass Is a Win to Offset Winterkill in...

Meet alfalfa, a perennial legume used mainly as high-quality feed for dairy cattle. Alfalfa is also used as feed for beef cattle, horses, sheep, and goats. It’s high in protein (16-20% crude protein). It...

New Rural Broadband Coalition Focused on Vacant TV Spectrum – "Connect Americans Now"

Rallying around a plan to eliminate the digital divide by 2022, a diverse group of community leaders, rural advocates and top innovators today announced the national launch of Connect Americans Now (www.connectamericansnow.com). The new...

The E-Commerce Effect on Agriculture and Food

Shopping online has changed the retail world in the United States and globally. The National Retail Federation estimates e-commerce sales will be around $430 Billion in 2017.  Over the last decade, Amazon has changed the e-commerce...

New “National Pesticide Safety Education Month” Will Focus on Safe Pesticide Handling

Today, scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) joined with the American Phytopathological Society (APS) and the Entomological Society of America (ESA) to announce the first annual National Pesticide Safety Education Month...

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