11-28-16 Inside Colorado Corn w/CEO Mark Sponsler: RFS Final Rule, Annual Banquet and more…

Colorado Corn LogoMark SponslerInside CO Corn w/CEO Mark Sponsler: RFS Final Rule, Annual Banquet & more…

(The BARN – Briggsdale, CO) November 23, 2016 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 finalized increases in renewable fuel volume requirements across all categories of biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. In a required annual rulemaking, the action finalizes the volume requirements and associated percentage standards for cellulosic biofuel, advanced biofuel, and total renewable fuel for 2017, and for biomass-based diesel for 2018. How will that impact the ethanol and corn industries across the United States & here in Colorado?

You’ll also learn more about the CO Corn Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet in Yuma on December 7th.

And Sponsler’s thoughts about former CO Corn Board President Charlie Bartlett’s posthumous induction into the 2017 Farm Credit Colorado Agrculture Hall of Fame on February 22nd.

Joining the Colorado Ag News Network to discuss this and other topics in more detail is Mark Sponsler, Chief Executive Officer with Colorado Corn…

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Colorado Corn, based in Greeley, is made up of the Colorado Corn Administrative Committee and the Colorado Corn Growers Association. The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) oversees how Colorado’s corn check-off dollars (one penny per bushel of corn produced in Colorado) are spent on research, market development, outreach, education and other various endeavors. The Colorado Corn Growers Association (CCGA) is comprised of dues-paying members who are politically active, focusing on policy that impacts corn producers and ag in general. See more about the work of the two organizations at www.coloradocorn.com.