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State and Provincial Energy and Bioproducts Efforts

2019 Ag Chairs Summit
July 15, 2019
9:15 am to 10:30 am

State Ethanol Efforts | Senator Jason Frerichs, South Dakota

Furandicarboxylic Methyl Ester (FDME) | Paul Bloom, ADM
     Paul Bloom:Renewable Innovation - FDME

Solar Efforts | Representative Norine Hammond, Illinois

State and Provincial Energy Efforts


Norine Hammond

Illinois House of Representatives

Representative Hammond has been a member of the Illinois General Assembly since 2010. She serves as co-chair of the CSG-Midwest Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and is a member of the SARL Board. [node:read-more:link]

Paul Bloom

Vice President
Archer Daniels Midland

Paul Bloom is Vice President, Process and Chemical Research for Archer Daniels Midland Company. He leads research efforts in process development and chemical research. [node:read-more:link]

Jason Frerichs

South Dakota Senate

Jason Frerichs served in the House from 2008-2010, where he was the minority whip. From 2010-2018, he served in the state senate, becoming minority leader. Frerichs owns and works on the family farm and has been a vocational agriculture teacher. [node:read-more:link]


Nick Tindall

Sr. Dir. of Gov't. & Industry Relations

Nick Tindall is the Senior Director, Government & Industry Relations, he is a native of north central Iowa where his family farm still produces corn and soybeans. [node:read-more:link]