March 11, 2013
Wheat isn’t going to be an easy substitution like grain sorghum. While it is, indeed, the dominant feedstock in several regions such as western Canada and the UK, those plants are designed to handle wheat.
March 04, 2013
The RFA has packed 40 facts about ethanol into a video that ought to be shared with your Congressional delegation.
February 25, 2013
Fuels America is redoubling its efforts to point the finger at the real beneficiaries should the RFS be weakened and E15 smeared and it's not consumers or the environment.
February 18, 2013
The camaraderie of epic storms includes telling your story.
February 11, 2013
A paper from the American Academy of Microbiology on yeast is a good read, digging into the historical development of yeast, the science of good yeast production and outlining the basic steps of brewing good beer.
February 04, 2013
In a nine-page paper, two Growmark analysts say the ethanol effect, while obviously dramatic, is not the only, and indeed, not the biggest factor in the increase in corn prices.
January 28, 2013
Planning for the 2013 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, June 10-13 in St. Louis, is gearing up. Those interested in being part of a panel presentation are invited to submit their ideas. New this year will be a poster session.
January 21, 2013
Two London-based designers have created the GravityLight, an LED lamp that runs on gravity. Ethanol is the power source for another project aimed at replacing coal and wood, in this case for cooking.
January 14, 2013
Oldtimers in the ethanol industry will tell you misinformation campaigns against ethanol are nothing new. That doesn't mean, however, that the current version of same can be ignored.
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January 07, 2013
Last week in this blog I asked fuel-techies out there to tell me if my hunch was right about problems with fuel left in gas tanks for long-term storage. Turns out I was wrong.