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2013-11-04 16:31:21

FORT DODGE, Iowa, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill announced today that it has begun operating its corn wet mill ethanol plant in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Cargill purchased the idled facility from Tate & Lyle in 2011. "We are excited to be operational in Fort Dodge," said Al Viaene, Fort Dodge facility manager, Cargill Corn Milling North America. "When full production capacity is reached, the plant will consume 150,000 bushels of corn a day and turn out five products including...

2011-03-31 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill announced today that it has purchased Tate & Lyle's corn wet mill ethanol plant in Fort Dodge, Iowa. "We believe that a highly efficient, well-located corn wet mill ethanol plant fits well into our bio-product portfolio," said Alan Willits, president of Cargill Corn Milling North America. "We see an opportunity in Fort Dodge to replicate the success we have had at our Blair, Neb., and Eddyville, Iowa, bio-refinery campuses." The...

2010-08-06 07:00:00

Community college is first to earn BQ-9000 designation, driving business to the state FORT DODGE, Iowa, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don Heck has heard a lot of talk about making Iowa the "renewable energy capital of the world," and he thinks he's found a way to help. The laboratory he directs at Iowa Central Community College, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, has become the first to earn accreditation as a BQ-9000 laboratory. It means his lab has become the national leader in testing...