Susanne Retka Schill

Sue Retka Schill is managing editor of Ethanol Producer Magazine and and a senior editor at BBI International.  She started working with BBI International in late 2006 and has written on a  variety of topics for Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biodiesel Magazine and Biomass Magazine. She has years of experience in reporting on agriculture and rural life for regional publications and community newspapers.


Latest Posts by Susanne Retka Schill

September 20, 2016

Mycotoxin Monitoring in the FSMA Era

Ethanol plants gear up systems to document compliance. This article appears in the October print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

September 16, 2016

Aemetis’ Multiple Ventures

California-based ethanol company moves Edeniq and LanzaTech developments to the forefront. This article appears in the October print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

August 29, 2016

Court approves Abengoa plant sales, closings expected in 30 days

The sale of Abengoa’s five first-generation plants was given final approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Aug. 29. The judge will be signing the sales orders, which provides court approval that the assets are to be sold free and clear. READ MORE

August 29, 2016

Blog: Helping the one-off retailer

There ought to be a way to also support one-off retailers working in states without the sort of support provided by biofuel associations elsewhere. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Scaling Up conference to focus on Canada’s low-carbon future

Low-carbon alternative energy will be the focus of a new Canadian conference in the planning. “Scaling Up: Delivering Canada’s low carbon, biobased economy through sustainable innovation,” is set for Nov. 14-16 in Ottawa. READ MORE

August 16, 2016

There is an E15 consumer disconnect

Sheetz, Thortons executives give careful thought to strategically offering the new fuel. READ MORE

August 15, 2016

Blog: Simplistic argument targets ethanol, again

A recent column provides some insight into anti-ethanol stances by making a connection between beef prices, the cow herd expansion and restaurant profits, with rather breath-taking simplification. READ MORE

August 02, 2016

Green Plains reports record Q2 production, improved earnings

Green Plains Inc. produced a record 274.3 million gallons of ethanol in the second quarter, realizing a net income of $8.2 million, or 21 cents per diluted share. Revenues in Q2 2016 were $887.7 million. READ MORE