USGC is focused on ethanol opportunities
December 2, 2019 By Amie Simpson Filed Under: News, Renewable Fuels
US Grains Council is working with partners to develop the global ethanol market
and expand sales of US ethanol.
Armstrong is the chairman of USGC.
“There is a huge potential with what we can do with ethanol- I think we’ve just scratched the surface on it,” he says. “US Grains Council has really been all in the last few years. We have a target of 4 billion exported gallons over the next few years, so I think we can get there.”
says a trade deal with China would help, but there is an opportunity for growth
in other countries.
“A deal with China would help, that would get us a long way there, but don’t forget about India, Africa, and Mexico would be a great market for more ethanol,” he says. “There’s a lot of potential in those places and we’re really concentrating on that.”
Armstrong, a farmer from North Carolina, will serve as chairman until July 2020.
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