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The First “Green Chopper”

Thursday, October 18, 2007

The Iowa Farm Bureau was involved in developing a motorcycle that will educate Americans about ethanol and other renewable energy sources. The hit cable television show “American Chopper” began its new season on The Learning Channel, with a show filmed in the fields of Iowa. The Iowa Farm Bureau Renewable Energy Chopper is the first E-85 chopper created by the crew of the “Orange County Choppers.” The chopper runs on 85 percent ethanol, has spinners in the wheels to symbolize wind energy, a 3-D sculpted body featuring corn and soybeans to showcase Iowa’s leading position in developing ethanol and biodiesel and a leather seat featuring hog and cattle images to show the critical link between renewable energy and livestock. Photo contributed

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