South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke says one special order of business continues the support of 30 percent ethanol blends. “This also prepares us for the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) rule, whenever we’re allowed to talk about that.” Biofuels are one way to create more demand and move an excess supply of U.S. crops. NFU Biofuels Advisor Anne Steckel sees continued support. “We think E15 is a step along the way,” says Steckel. “Once E15 is done, we’ll be looking forward to E30.”
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