CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350
AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
In connection with the annual report on Form 10-K of Granite Falls Energy, LLC (the “Company”) for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2011, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), I, Tracey L. Olson, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:
The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and
The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
/s/ Tracey L. Olson
Tracey L. Olson, Chief Executive Officer
Dated: January 30, 2012