LENA, IL, August 13, 2019 – Adkins Energy recently donated the proceeds from its company golf outing 50/50 drawing to the Stephenson County Farm Bureau’s Conservation and Agriculture Partners Foundation.
The CAP Foundation coordinates and funds the county’s Agriculture in the Classroom program, which educates students about how their food and energy is produced. Adkins’ donation will be used to support the purchase of classroom materials for the Ag in the Classroom program.
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Adkins Energy is a dry mill corn-to-ethanol and biodiesel facility located in northwest Illinois. It is owned by over 275 local investors and Pearl City Elevator, and employs 40 people. Since it started production in 2002, Adkins has processed over 275 million bushels of corn to produce over 750 million gallons of ethanol and over 3.8 million tons of wet and dried distillers’ grains. Adkins Energy also operates a 3-million gallon per year biodiesel facility that is fully integrated into its ethanol operations. For more information, contact Adkins Energy (1-888-ETHANOL) or visit www.adkinsenergy.com.
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A downloadable photo of Adkins Controller Joan Strong and CAP Foundation Education Coordinator Peggy Trone is available here.