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June 27, 2016

Blog: FEW question leads to ruminations on the future

BY Susanne Retka SchillOptimism about the future of corn ethanol, corn farming and cellulosic ethanol is grounded in understanding past and current trends. READ MORE

June 20, 2016

Blog: A call to advocacy

BY Susanne Retka SchillThe 2016 Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo is underway in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Ethanol 101 pre-conference kicked off June 20 with a reminder of the value of grassroots advocacy in supporting the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

June 13, 2016

Blog: The Importance of Clean Air

BY Susanne Retka SchillI take clean air for granted, as I suspect a lot of people in the Midwest do. We need to be reminded that a big reason to promote higher ethanol blends in urban areas is the contribution towards cleaner air. READ MORE

May 23, 2016

Blog: Effective Messages for Ethanol

BY Susanne Retka SchillPowerful insights for those wanting to influence others – tap into the tendencies to rebel against the establishment. Be aware of the gut reactions to fear loss, follow signals from others and receive immediate rewards. READ MORE

May 16, 2016

Blog: FEW deadlines

BY Susanne Retka SchillThis is the week to sign up for the early bird discount to the FEW, and nominate deserving awards winners. Scholarship applications are also due. READ MORE

May 09, 2016

Blog: Biofuels and airplanes fly together

BY Susanne Retka SchillA Cessna 182 flying across the U.S. on a 50-50 biofuel blend may be news here, but Brazil has over a decade experience flying spray planes on E100 (hydrous ethanol, even). READ MORE

April 25, 2016

Blog: Long-gestating Cellulosic Project Advances

BY Susanne Retka SchillExecutives 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 18, 2016

Blog: An Intern's View of Ethanol

BY Kassidi AndresAn intern at Ethanol Producer Magazine reports what she learned from her assignment to watch the movie PUMP. READ MORE

April 11, 2016

Blog: Writing a Local Rebuttal

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

April 04, 2016

Blog: Be Found in the Ethanol Directory

BY Susanne Retka SchillThe deadline for being listed in the fuel ethanol industry directory is coming up this week. READ MORE

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