If you drive a gas-powered vehicle, then chances are you’re buying a lot of something you know little about – ethanol. Unleaded gasoline in Missouri, with a few exceptions, is an E10 blend. That means it’s 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent unleaded gasoline.

The Conservation Federation has been partnering with the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council for over four years now. Row crop farmers across Missouri care about the lands they own and work, and we appreciate all they do to support wildlife on those lands. In this episode of Conservation Federation Podcast, Brandon Butler sits down with Bradley Schad of the Missouri Corn Growers and Steve Murphy of POET Biorefining to talk about corn and the production of ethanol.

Formed in 1984, the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council is an organization of corn growers dedicated to developing and expanding corn markets, educating growers and customers and exploring new research opportunities.

POET Biorefining is one of the world’s largest producers of ethanol and other biorefined products. Their mission is to mission is to be good stewards of the Earth by converting renewable resources to energy and other valuable goods as effectively as humanly possible. POET has two Missouri plants – Laddonia and Macon. They employee nearly 100 people.

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