Growth Energy, New Holland announce sweepstakes winner

By Growth Energy and New Holland | December 28, 2015

Growth Energy and New Holland Agriculture are pleased to announce the 2015 Growth Energy Individual Member Sweepstakes winner. Bill Howell was presented with the Boomer 47, a 47 hp tractor customized with Growth Energy racing decals at Haley Equipment in Carroll, Iowa.

“We are proud to support farmers and those who choose to work the land and who work so hard every day to grow crops to help feed the world and fuel our nation,” said Growth Energy Co-Chair Tom Buis. “Our members are working hard to revitalize our rural economies, create new jobs and ensure our nation will have a sustainable and secure energy future. This sweepstakes was part of a larger effort to continue to build grassroots support for biofuels across the country. Our growing grassroots advocates, such as Mr. Howell, help promote our industry and ensure that lawmakers in Washington understand the important role biofuels play in America’s heartland.”

New Holland and Growth Energy presented the custom Boomer 47 to Howell on Dec. 21 at Haley Equipment Inc. located at 19504 Highway 30 West in Carroll, Iowa. Clay Haley represented Haley Equipment during the event, with Scott Wangsgard and George Rigdon representing New Holland Agriculture.

“New Holland is proud to support Growth Energy in their individual membership growth initiatives and we look forward to continuing the partnership in 2016,” said Ron Shaffer, director of commercial sales regions and Network Development for New Holland North America. “We are also pleased to have the opportunity to provide Howell with the Boomer 47 and we hope he will find it to be a valuable asset to his operation.”

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