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Newest Indiana ethanol plant will break ground on Oct. 17
Farm World Editor

WINCHESTER, Ind. The planners of Cardinal Ethanol, a 100 million gallon per year ethanol production facility will host its groundbreaking at 10 a.m., Oct. 17 at its site on State Road 32 and County Road 600 near Harrisville, Ind.

Cardinal Ethanol President Troy Prescott said the facility will generate a need for 36 million bushels of corn per year. He estimates the plant will have 45 full-time employees with an estimated annual salary of $2.4 million.

As a co-product of ethanol, the plant will produce 340,000 tons of distillers dried grains with soluables per year. This will be marketed to livestock and poultry producers as a value-added nutritional supplement.

Prescott can be reached by phone at 765-584-2209. More information about Cardinal Ethanol can be found on its website at

This farm news was published in the Oct. 11, 2006 issue of Farm World, serving Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee.