Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 28, 2014



Green Plains Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Iowa   001-32924   84-1652107

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



file number)


(IRS employer

identification no.)


450 Regency Parkway, Ste. 400, Omaha, Nebraska   68114
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)

(402) 884-8700

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

Green Plains Inc. issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014. A copy of this press release is attached hereto at Exhibit 99.1.

The information in this current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall be deemed “furnished,” not “filed,” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and shall not be subject to the liability of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, whether made before or after the date hereof and irrespective of any general incorporation language in the filing, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits





99.1    Press release, dated October 28, 2014




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc.
Date: October 28, 2014   By:   /s/ Jerry L. Peters

Jerry L. Peters

Chief Financial Officer

(Principal Financial Officer)