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UW-Extension Ethanol Study Tour-Team Grain Greg Andrews Mike Ballweg Chris Boerboom Dennis Nehring Purpose: Balanced and Objective Learning

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UW-Extension Ethanol Study Tour-Team Grain

  • Greg Andrews

  • Mike Ballweg

  • Chris Boerboom

  • Dennis Nehring

G. Andrews-UW Extension


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Purpose: Balanced and Objective Learning

  • To bring a diverse group of individuals, stakeholders, officials, educators and media on a experiential learning experience with outcomes for Wisconsin Agriculture and Industry.

G. Andrews-UW Extension


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A Grant request for proposals (RFP) was answered and accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

$4,700

Provided nearly all expense paid tour for participants

Funding the Ethanol Study Tour

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Selection Criteria for Tour accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

*Educators-Marketing, Feed, Grain (9)

*Elected Officials (2)

*State Agency Representation (3)

*Potential Ethanol Investors (5)

*Corn Growers (5)

*Feed Industry (3)-also investors

*Lenders, Utilities, (2)

*Statewide Media (3)

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UW-Extension Ethanol Study Tour Participants accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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Unique Timing of the Ethanol Study Tour accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

  • June 18-19, 2001

  • Simultaneous Timing-Coincidence???????

  • *June 18-21- Int’l Fuel Ethanol Conf. ran concurrently with our tour date.

    • Meet Industry People

    • Gain new contacts

    • Trade Show

    • Tour Site Access

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Continued- accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

  • President Bush and EPA considers California request for waiver of MTBE ban

  • WI governor includes ethanol incentive in budget proposal

  • WI senate bill favors increased incentive

  • Minnesota reaffirms their incentive

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Elements of the Ethanol Study Tour-Day 1 accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

  • Participants own knowledge

  • Selected Educational Materials

  • Video-Renewable Fuels Assn.

  • Video-PBS “Newton’s Apple”

  • Escorted Walking Tours of Al Corn Clean Fuels in Claremont, Mn

  • Minnesota Fuel Ethanol Roundtable Event

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Educational Material Packet accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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Randy Doyal-General Manager, Gives History and Lessons accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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Alcohol-”Civilizations Oldest Biotechnology” accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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The Ethanol Process accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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Dried Distillers Grains and Solubles-DDGS accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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Dried Distillers Grains Ready for Wisconsin accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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Ralph Groschen-Minnesota Department of Ag. accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

Agricultural Marketing

aka-”Ethanol Guru”

Minnesota Ethanol

Roundtable Discussion

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Dr. Jerry Fruin-Professor, Department of Applied Economics accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

University of Minnesota, Ethanol and Renewable Fuels Economist

Aka-”Ethanol Skeptic”

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Ethanol Study Tour- accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions BoardDay 2

  • Bryan and Bryan International-Host

  • Breakfast Discussion on New Generation Cooperatives

  • Escorted Walking Tour of Central Minnesota Ethanol Cooperative

  • Discussion and Discovery List

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G. Andrews-UW Extension accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board


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Central Minnesota accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

Ethanol Cooperative

Little Falls, Mn

Robyn Wells

Gen. Mgr.

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Grain Delivery-Central Minnesota Ethanol Cooperative accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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Air Quality-Stack Ht. Increased accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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Evaluation of Program: accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

  • Linkages and Contacts Made

  • Experiential Learning

  • Telephone Survey 4 Months Post

  • Media Coverage in Wisconsin about the Ethanol Study Tour to Minnesota

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G. Andrews-UW Extension accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board


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Evaluation: Participant Survey accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

  • Telephone Survey-4 Months Post

  • 25 of 29 Participants Responding

  • Adaptation of Logic Model

  • Select Indicators and Outcomes

  • Outcomes and “Environment” will shape decisions on any future programming.

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Broadening Understanding of Ethanol Issues accepted by the Wisconsin Corn Promotions Board

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Opinions on Viability of Ethanol Industry for Wisconsin-Post.

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Example Opinion Shifts Wisconsin-Post.

  • More optimistic after the tour

  • It made me less enthusiastic for Wisconsin

  • Now I believe Wisconsin will create…..

  • I now think it is environmentally responsible and it can help agriculture

  • Strong political support is essential so I now have lower expectations.

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Did We Deliver Balanced Information on Ethanol? Wisconsin-Post.

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Participants Asked: Did the Ethanol Study Tour have any impact on Wisconsin’s Incentive?

  • 16 Participants said yes-with some reservation.

  • 5 Participants said no.

  • 4 Participants likely got it right by saying “undecided”

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Outcomes Offered by Participants impact on Wisconsin’s Incentive?

  • “I use the information as a resource in drafting Air Quality Permits.”

  • “We have three feasibility projects for ethanol plant start-ups underway now.”

  • “I assisted decisions in the Town of Algoma.”

  • “I briefed Senator Harsdorf”

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Outcomes continued- impact on Wisconsin’s Incentive?

  • “We have plans and investors and are now going ahead with Plant construction.”

  • “I spent more time responding to market/ethanol questions.”

  • 689 conversations and 64 group discussions/presentations from participants

  • Wisconsin Press-Feature Stories reached 90,989 subscribers.

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So Much Has Changed impact on Wisconsin’s Incentive?

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Reactions Since Study Tour impact on Wisconsin’s Incentive?

  • September 11th-Energy Security

  • New Partners Emerge: CNRED, State Departments-WDATCP, WDNR, Commerce, Transportation, WI Corn Growers, Ethanol Industry, Others

  • Plant’s Under Construction

  • Repeated calls to deliver Wisconsin’s First Ethanol Conference-Winter 2001-02.

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