Inside August 2010


The New Face of Ethanol

BY Luke Geiver2010 has seen several ethanol-infused television commercials and an unprecedented U.S. oil spill, all of which are shaping the perception of the industry. READ MORE


BY Holly JessenCould hog manure be an environmentally friendly avenue for ethanol production? Meet some people who think the answer to that question is "yes." READ MORE

O' Ethanol

BY Anna AustinWith Canada's renewable fuels standard mandating E5 starting in September, EPM takes a look at the Canadian ethanol industry. READ MORE

An Iowa Ethanol Booster in Washington

BY Holly Jessen, Photos By USDASecretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack hasn't been shy about stating his firm support for the ethanol industry. READ MORE

2010 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo An Upbeat St. Louis

BY Luke Geiver, Holly Jessen and Susanne Retka SchillThe ethanol industry has toughed it out, things are looking better, and the mood was noticeably upbeat at the 26th annual FEW. A positive buzz permeated the event. READ MORE


DDGS, WDGS, Modified—Which Makes More Money Today?

BY Michael TayModel-predictive control projects can help ethanol producers improve decision making when pricing and producing distillers grains. READ MORE

FEW Features Board Management Strategies

BY David A. Crass and Anna J. WildemanFocusing on the bottom line and hiring good managment are only a few of the duties and obligations of a board of directors. READ MORE

Creating, Auditing Equipment-Specific Lockout/Tagout Instructions

BY David AyersHazardous energy is a silent killer. The power can be on, but there is no smell, taste or other indication that electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, steam, mechanical or chemical power is present. Proper safety procedures require a methodical approach. READ MORE

Distilled - Ethanol News & Trends



Weird Science

BY Bob Dinneen

The Aesthetics of Brewing

BY Susanne Retka Schill

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