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

May 03, 2016

ADM reports strong Q1 results for sweeteners, bioproducts down

In a tough environment for agribusiness, Archer Daniels Midland Co. reported first quarter earnings per share of 42 cents, down from 78 cents in the same period a year ago. Adjusted segment operating profit was $573 million. READ MORE

April 25, 2016

Blog: Long-gestating Cellulosic Project Advances

Executives from New Energy Investors were in North Dakota recently, looking for support to explore the feasibility of a cellulosic ethanol plant -- building on a project first proposed a decade earlier. READ MORE

April 13, 2016

Species-Specific, Process-Specific DDGS Nutrition Profiles Needed

How do low-oil, low-fiber, high-protein coproducts successfully find their best markets? This article appears n the May issue of EPM. READ MORE

April 11, 2016

Blog: Writing a Local Rebuttal

A local newspaper takes an uninformed stance, prompting an exercise in writing a short, information-packed rebuttal. READ MORE

April 07, 2016

Interagency effort provides links to biofuel data on one Web page

Biofuel number crunchers in the know are finding their jobs easier because of a website hosted by the USDA Economic Research Service that pulls together links to government data from multiple sources on one page. READ MORE

April 04, 2016

Blog: Be Found in the Ethanol Directory

The deadline for being listed in the fuel ethanol industry directory is coming up this week. READ MORE

March 31, 2016

EPA approves Green Plains Bluffton as 53rd efficient producer

Green Plains Bluffton LLC has achieved efficient producer status from the U.S. EPA with a 21.2 percent greenhouse gas reduction compared to the baseline. The facility is the fourth Green Plains plant to achieve the status. READ MORE

March 28, 2016

Blog: Changing Roles

Sue is back in the saddle as managing editor of Ethanol Producer Magazine with Ann Bailey joining the team. READ MORE

March 14, 2016

Iogen's quest for reliability

Iogen’s Brian Foody addresses the challenge of commercializing cellulosic ethanol. This article appears in the April issue of EPM. READ MORE

March 14, 2016

Global cellulosic ethanol developments

Updates from cellulosic ethanol projects worldwide. This article appears in the April issue of EPM, with "Iogen's quest for reliability," about the Canadian company's work in Brazil. READ MORE