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Ethanol Who's Who: Ethanol Producers in Iowa Help Harvest 'Fields of Opportunities'.

ENERGY RESOURCE-11 October 2006-Ethanol Who's Who: Ethanol Producers in Iowa Help Harvest 'Fields of Opportunities'(C)2006 JeraOne - http://www.jeraone.com

We're guessing that John Wayne would be proud to know that his birthplace -- Iowa -- is leading the charge to lessen America's reliance on foreign oil as the nation's No. 1 producer of ethanol.

First in corn production, first in soybean production, first in grain production, Iowa and ethanol are obviously a good mix, which may be why the 29th state adopted a new slogan in 1999: "Fields of Opportunities."

According to the Iowa Corn Growers Association, more than 425 million bushels of Iowa corn are processed annually into ethanol, and as of June 2006, 77.6% of all gasoline sold in Iowa was an ethanol blend, with more than 107 million gallons of ethanol-blended fuels sold during the month.

The Iowa Corn Growers Association also lists the following producers as helping drive the state's ethanol-rich "fields of opportunity":

Iowa Dry Corn Ethanol Millers - In Production

Amaizing EnergyDenison, IA

Big River Resources LLCWest Burlington, IA

Golden Grain Energy LLCMason City, IA

Hawkeye RenewablesIowa Falls, IA

Iowa Ethanol LLCHanlontown, IA

Little Sioux Corn ProcessorsMarcus, IA

Midwest Grain ProcessorsLakota, IA

Otter Creek Ethanol LLCAshton, IA

Pine Lake Corn Processors LLCSteamboat Rock, IA

Quad-County Corn ProcessorsGalva, IA

Siouxland Energy andLivestock Co-opSioux Center, IA

Tall Corn EthanolCoon Rapids, IA

VeraSunFort Dodge, IA

Voyager EthanolEmmetsburg, IA

XethanolBlairstown, IA

Corn LPGoldfield, IA

Horizon EthanolJewell, IA

XethanolHopkinton, IA

Hawkeye RenewablesFairbank, IA

Lincolnway EnergyNevada, IA

Frontier Ethanol LLCGowrie, IA

Iowa Dry Corn Ethanol Millers - Construction or Planning Phase

Green Plains Renewable EnergyShenandoah, IA

Ag BioAlbert City, IA

VeraSunCharles City, IA

AGPSioux City area

Pinnacle EthanolCorning, IA

Little Sioux Corn ProcessorsAkron, IA

Plymouth Energy, LLCMerrill, Iowa

Southwest Iowa Renewable EnergyCouncil Bluffs, IA

Cass County Amaizing EnergyAtlantic, IA

Chief Energy Co., LLCSioux City, IA

Homeland Energy SolutionsNew Hampton, IA

Big River ResourcesGrinnell, IA

ADMCedar Rapids, IA

Tama Ethanol LLCTama, IA

Absolute EnergySt. Ansgar, IA

Dexter EthanolDexter, IA

Green Plains Renewable EnergySuperior, IA

Lincolnway EnergyDes Moines, IA

Global EthanolBelmond, IA

River Gulf GrainBuffalo, IA

US BioEnergyDyersville, IA

For more information on Iowa and ethanol, visit the Iowa Corn Growers Association at www.iowacorn.org/ethanol/ethanol_1.html.

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