The Scoop Blog

February 23, 2015

Overcoming obstacles to expanding E85, higher blend sales

BY Holly JessenIn December, a reader email put me on the path of investigating E85 prices and ethanol producers selling directly to retailers. I’m still on that path and wondering where it will take me next. READ MORE

February 15, 2015

Are you an ethanol history buff, just like me?

BY Holly JessenI really enjoy learning more about the history of the ethanol industry and, from what I can tell, the readers of our magazine do too. READ MORE

February 09, 2015

Project launched to improve air quality in Omaha area

BY Holly JessenEthanol can be part of a winning strategy to improve air quality in the Omaha area, says the Nebraska Ethanol Board. The association recently started a conversation about ways to lower the levels of toxic compounds mixed in gas. READ MORE

February 02, 2015

Take the time to counter anti-ethanol rhetoric

BY Holly JessenHave you seen the Fox News report about how E15 can damage your car engine? Which one? Oh, the one that aired in 2012. And, like a lot of misleading and inflammatory information, it’s still getting recycled, over and over. READ MORE

January 26, 2015

Straight from the ethanol producer to your gas tank

BY Holly JessenSome ethanol producers are selling E85 directly to drivers like you and me. It seems they take the phrase, cutting out the middleman, very seriously! READ MORE

January 19, 2015

More ethanol producers should sell directly to gas retailers

BY Holly JessenEthanol producers that aren’t selling E85 direct to area gas retailers should seriously think about it, according to producers with direct-sales programs in place. READ MORE

January 12, 2015

Minnesota boasts some pretty awesome E85 prices

BY Holly JessenA few weeks ago, a reader question sparked an interesting search for answers. That one comment has led to several stories and blogs at our website. READ MORE

January 05, 2015

Most viewed feature stories of 2014

BY Holly JessenA story about OSHA’s changes to hazcom rules was the top-read feature story of 2014. Other articles with a lot of views included one about the Dakota Spirit ethanol plant and distillers grains in aquaculture feed. READ MORE

December 29, 2014

Looking back at 2014 through the most-read news stories

BY Holly JessenA story reflecting on Rick Tolman’s 14 years with NCGA was the most-read news story at Ethanol Producer Magazine’s website. Other articles with high numbers of views included information about Brazilian and U.S. ethanol production levels. READ MORE

December 22, 2014

Celebrating good news from overseas ethanol industry

BY Holly JessenThe staff at Ethanol Producer Magazine extends congratulations to two overseas ethanol production companies. One is an existing corn-ethanol plant and the other is a proposed cellulosic ethanol plant. READ MORE

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