The Scoop Blog

August 29, 2016

Blog: Helping the one-off retailer

BY Susanne Retka SchillThere 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 15, 2016

Blog: Simplistic argument targets ethanol, again

BY Susanne Retka SchillA 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

July 25, 2016

Blog: Attitudes Support the Culture of Safety

BY Susanne Retka Schill

July 01, 2016

Blog: Nissan announces ethanol fuel cell car

BY Susanne Retka SchillNissan is using an ethanol-water blend fed into an on-board reformer that produces hydrogen to power a fuel cell that supplies electricity to drive the car. READ MORE

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

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