SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Jarnagin Joel

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1811 AKSARBEN DRIVE

(Street)
OMAHA NE 68106

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
08/15/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Green Plains Inc. [ GPRE ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
EVP and GM Green Plains Cattle
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 16,753(1) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Securities beneficially owned include the following. (1) 5,568 total shares granted on February 12, 2016, with one-third of the total shares vesting on each of the following three anniversaries of the grant, less shares disposed for tax withholdings related to vestings occurring on February 12, 2017 and February 12, 2018. (2) 6,379 total shares granted on March 2, 2017, with one-third of the total shares vesting on each of the following three anniversaries of the grant, less shares disposed for tax withholdings related to vesting occuring on March 2, 2018. (3) 4,132 total shares granted on March 19, 2018, with one-third of the total shares vesting on each of the following three anniversaries of the grant. (4) 2,755 total shares granted on March 19, 2018, with all shares cliff vesting on the third anniversary of the grant.
/s/ Joel Jarnagin 08/17/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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