Behind the Scenes with President Trump at Iowa Ethanol Plant

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) CEO Geoff Cooper and Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy CEO Mike Jerke shared their thoughts about President Donald Trump’s behind the scenes tour of the ethanol plant Tuesday.

Jerke and Cooper met the president as he arrived at the plant and escorted him in to meet some local farmers and plant employees and learn more about ethanol. Both said President Trump took a very active interest in the plant and listened to concerns they raised about Small Refinery Exemptions hurting demand.

Listen to comments from Jerke and Cooper and watch the White House highlight reel from the visit below.

Press call with RFA CEO Geoff Cooper and SIRE CEO Mike Jerke

President Trump at Iowa Ethanol Plant Photo Album