Dakota Ethanol, LLC
- Agriculture Products & Services
Dakota Ethanol located in Wentworth, SD, produces approximately 48 million gallons of ethanol annually. Dakota Ethanol was designed as a 40 million gallon facility and began operations in September 2001. Through plant efficiencies and production and technology enhancements, the plant continues to operate well above nameplate capacity. Lake Area Corn Processors, LLC, comprised of about 980 members, owns approximately 88% of Dakota Ethanol, LLC. Forty high-quality jobs have been created along with a significant local economic impact. Ethanol production at Dakota Ethanol consumes about 17 million bushels of corn from the region and provides not only an environmentally friendly fuel, but also a valuable high quality livestock feed for local, regional and national markets.
Dakota Ethanol purchases corn from all sellers. We offer fast unloading and a variety of contract options. Dakota Ethanol sells fuel grade ethanol and distillers grains branded Dakota Gold.
Founded July 23rd, 1999. Started processing on September 4th, 2001. President Bush visits Dakota Ethanol April 2002. To date, Dakota Ethanol has produced over 350 million gallons of clean burning renewable fuel.