[RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy began construction of its ethanol plant near Phillipsburg, Kansas, which will process about 15 million bushels of grain sorghum and corn into 40 million gallons of ethanol and 125,000 tons of distillers grains annually. Farmers from Kansas and elsewhere in the Midwest comprise many of the 300 owners, reflecting the collaboration between the support of the community and a visionary board, stated the company. The plant’s general contractor is ICM of Colwich, Kansas, which is also providing the process design. Kansas has seven plants in operation. Nationwide, almost 100 ethanol plants have the capacity to produce more than 4 billion gallons annually.