July 20, 2015
Are you interested in getting your company name out in the news media but aren’t sure where to start? I’ve got some ideas for you in this several-part series about working with the local media.
July 13, 2015
You may have heard the old joke, “you can make anything out of lignin, except money.” Well, I hope to still be writing about ethanol the day that's been proven wrong.
July 06, 2015
Does your ethanol production facility have a positive working relationship with the local media? If not, here’s more about why, and how, you should develop one.
June 29, 2015
This week, we'll hear from someone that was part of a project to restart an idled ethanol plant in 2013. It was an ambitious and interesting effort and I'm sorry to hear it wasn't ultimately successful.
June 22, 2015
The ethanol industry is often portrayed as greedy and evil, out to push its fuel on consumers no matter the consequences. What's the reality? The oil industry is fighting hard, and fighting dirty, to keep control of the fuel marketplace at any cost.
June 15, 2015
I've been noticing some really good news on the E15 front recently. Here's a rundown of some notable E15 news from recent weeks and months.
June 08, 2015
Unless this is the first time you’ve ever read my blog and you aren’t part of the ethanol industry, you probably already know last week was the FEW. It's always a busy and exciting time and this year was no exception.
June 01, 2015
It’s the first day of FEW. To be specific, today the Ethanol 101 pre-conference and the expo grand opening and welcome reception are happening. Tomorrow is the general session and many panel presentations, which continue through Wednesday.
May 22, 2015
The 31st annual FEW is just days away. Learn more about your chance to meet the EPM staff at FEW as well as sending me nominations for an article I’m writing for the August issue of the magazine.
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May 18, 2015
Does the cost of adding blender pumps and other new equipment to sell E15 and other higher ethanol blends seem high? Don’t worry, there’s another option for retailers that are ready to add E15 to their product list.