The Scoop Blog

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

December 15, 2014

E85 priced competitively in Minnesota, reader says

BY Holly JessenIn the last few weeks, the topic of flex-fuel vehicles and E85 prices has resonated with readers of my blog. READ MORE

December 08, 2014

E85 prices shock EPM reader

BY Holly JessenBig Oil isn't above stooping to dirty tricks to mislead consumers into thinking E85 isn't a good fuel to buy, including by trying to price the fuel right out of the market. READ MORE

December 01, 2014

Readers respond to FFV blog

BY Holly JessenAs FFV customers, it’s worth our time letting rental car agencies know that FFVs matter to us. While you are at it, fill up with E85 and educate the workers at the rental car agency. READ MORE

November 24, 2014

Message to rental car companies: FFVs matter

BY Holly JessenI recently attempted to rent a FFV for a work trip and had a less than satisfactory experience. READ MORE

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