Learn How Brazilian Biofuels Growth Impacts U.S. Biofuels Producers and Farmers at the 2024 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

An Impending Brazilian Wave Discussed at the Summit

Contact: Emma Koehler

JOHNSTON, IOWA – What does rapidly growing Brazilian corn and biofuels production mean for the United States and beyond? A panel of experts will explore biofuels exports, feedstocks, Brazil infrastructure and more during the 2024 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on January 11, 2024. Attendance is free and open to the public.

The Brazilian Wave panel will feature experts:

  • Isabelle Ausdal, Global Ethanol Policy and Economics Manager at the U.S. Grains Council
  • Greg Hibner, Vice President of Business Development at J.D. Heiskell & Company
  • Hagan Rose, Director of Sales and Marketing – International at EcoEnergy
  • Paul Smolen, Principal at AgriNetwork

“Brazil has surpassed the United States in corn exports and is rapidly growing its corn ethanol production,” said Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Marketing Director Lisa Coffelt. “This panel of experts will take attendees on a journey through the heart of Brazil to determine what the rise of Brazilian corn ethanol could mean for global commodity and biofuels competition.”

Make sure to attend the 2024 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, where attendees will “Chart Our Course” for the future of biofuels. The summit will be held on January 11, 2024 at the Prairie Meadows Event Center in Altoona, Iowa. Attendance is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To learn more and to register, visit IowaRenewableFuelsSummit.org.

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association represents the state’s liquid renewable fuels industry and works to foster its growth. Iowa is the nation’s leader in renewable fuels production with 42 ethanol refineries capable of producing 4.5 billion gallons annually – including 34 million gallons of annual cellulosic ethanol production capacity – and 11 biodiesel facilities with the capacity to produce 410 million gallons annually. For more information, visit the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association website at: www.IowaRFA.org.