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Vavra (1)~  Chairman of the Board~ R Wayne B. Hoovestol~  CEO/COO/Director~ Z Brian L. Larson~  Chief Financial Officer~ Z Dan E. Christensen~ (  EVP/Treasurer/Secretary/Director~ RBarry A. Ellsworth~  EVP/Director~ RBrian D. Peterson~  EVP/Director~ VDavid A. Hart (1)(2)(3)~ Director~ R&R. Stephen Nicholson (1)(2)(3)~ BDirector~ R!Herschel C. Patton (2)(3)~ Director~ R!Dr. Michael A. Warren (1)~ Director~ Z$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/6AqeYMlV`\PD=PF0*8X> @ l    dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??!REMAINDER OF THIS PAGE INTENTIOSummary CompensationDirector CompensationNew Plan Benefits!THIS PROXY CARD IS VALID ONLY WU } $4} y#}  }       Green Plains Inc.DEF 14A 03/27/2007Beneficial Ownership Name and Address% Shares Beneficially Owned (2)  Percentage Position of Beneficial Owner(1)  of Total     Wayne B. Hoovestol (3)~ 3 13.7% CEO/COO/Director Dan E. 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Warren~  *Director3+Executive Officers and Directors as a Group~ ne 26.9% (10 persons)/'Wellington Management Company, LLC (11)~ ® 6.7%75 State StreetBoston, MA 02109$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/B; Xvj:YcxunV=PF0*8X> @ l  y(  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??!REMAINDER OF THIS PAGE INTENTIOBeneficial OwnershipDirector CompensationNew Plan Benefits!THIS PROXY CARD IS VALID ONLY WU } y#} }  }  } }  } y }  } <                           Green Plains Inc.DEF 14A 03/27/2007Summary Compensation    Long Term Compensation    Annual Compensation Awards Payouts  Name and Year  Salary ($)  Bonus ($)  Other Annual  Restricted Stock LTIP  All Other Principal Position    Compensation($) (2) Stock Options/  Payouts($)  Compensation      Awards SAR(#)  ($) (1)~ Barry A. Ellsworth~ R -- -- -- -- -- --~ I%President, CEO & Director (3)~ V -- -- -- -- -- -- --~ Z~  --~  -- -- -- --$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/6 vjD^Y=PF0*8X> @2    l  h5  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??!REMAINDER OF THIS PAGE INTENTIOBeneficial OwnershipSummary CompensationNew Plan Benefits!THIS PROXY CARD IS VALID ONLY WU } } $ } I"} $ } } $ } } $ }                              Green Plains Inc.DEF 14A 03/27/2007Director Compensation Director $ Board/Committee Meeting Fees  Committee Chairman/  Additional Services  Total     Secretary Fees Barry A. Ellsworth~ w $- $-~ w Brian D. Peterson ~ w ~  ~ b  ~ b Robert D. Vavra ~ w ~ a ~ b  ~  Dan E. Christensen~ w~ ~ "~  David A. Hart~ w~ '~ 3~ Herschel C. Patton~ w~ '~ '~ R. Stephen Nicholson~ w~ "N~ ~ "Wayne B. Hoovestol~ w~ ~ b ~ bMichael A. Warren~ ~ ~ ~ Prior directors~ H~ ~ ~ H Total~  ~ ~ ~ $____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/: uiB zn=PF0*8X> @Z      l  4BH  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??!REMAINDER OF THIS PAGE INTENTIOBeneficial OwnershipSummary CompensationDirector Compensation!THIS PROXY CARD IS VALID ONLY WU } 1} } U5 4     Green Plains Inc.DEF 14A 03/27/2007New Plan Benefits New Plan Benefits" 2007 Equity Incentive Plan Name and Position Dollar Value ($)(1) Number of Units1 )Wayne B. Hoovestol, CEO, COO and Director  (1) (2) (3)- %Options exercisable for 50,000 shares  3 +of common stock; and 2,000 shares of common stock+#Barry A. Ellsworth, VP and Director (1) (2) (3)-%Options exercisable for 50,000 shares3+of common stock; and 2,000 shares of common stock+#Dan E. Christensen, VP and Director (1) (2) (3)-%Options exercisable for 50,000 shares3+of common stock; and 2,000 shares of common stock*"Brian D. 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Warren, Director&(1) (2)-&%Options exercisable for 25,000 shares''3'+of common stock; and 2,000 shares of common(( (stock)Executive Group)(1) (2)4),225,000 shares of common stock: 8,000 shares***of common stock$+Non-Executive Director Group+(1) (2).+&125,000 shares of common stock; 10,000,,,shares of common stock,-$Non-Executive Officer Employee Group- -None.../0$1____________________________12)Created by Morningstar Document Research.03(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/,|B\3uLF \=PF0*8X> @*332211   l  <Ze  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??!REMAINDER OF THIS PAGE INTENTIOBeneficial OwnershipSummary CompensationDirector CompensationNew Plan BenefitsU } $ } $} >} } $ } I } $ } } I <                                 Green Plains Inc.DEF 14A 03/27/2007<4THIS PROXY CARD IS VALID ONLY WHEN SIGNED AND DATED.   + #GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY, INC.                   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