The Scoop Blog

November 23, 2015

Blog: Author explains process behind article debunking biofuels

BY Holly JessenWhat happens when you unleash a recent college graduate on the topic of biofuels and whether they increase food prices? Keep reading to find out. READ MORE

November 16, 2015

Blog: High octane study results blew me away

BY Holly JessenOK, so I admit I exaggerated just a wee bit in my headline. But it's not an exaggeration to say that, one, I find it very interesting and, two, if you haven't checked out what's been happening with the high octane fuel study, you really should. READ MORE

November 09, 2015

Blog: Good news streak gains momentum

BY Holly JessenIt’s always nice to see positive news about the ethanol industry. As an industry trade journal, we write stories about both good and bad news, but it’s certainly preferable when we can highlight happenings that show the strength of the industry. READ MORE

November 02, 2015

Blog: Growing stronger by sharing info with 'competitors'

BY Holly JessenMultiple ethanol industry groups have found success with sharing information freely, rather than trying to be the best and keeping everything they do a big secret. Could this strategy be applied even more widely than it already is? READ MORE

October 26, 2015

Blog: Positive news about plant purchases, student tours

BY Holly JessenTwo things jumped out at me, this morning, when I went through my emails. Both were feel-good stories showing positive things happening in the ethanol industry. Not bad for a Monday morning. READ MORE

October 19, 2015

Blog: Colonel Korn, Andy, Sandy impress in videos about ethanol

BY Holly JessenHave you met Colonel Korn? How about Andy and Sandy? The Nebraska Ethanol Board is happy to make the introductions. READ MORE

October 12, 2015

Blog: Ethanol is a high-octane solution to the toxic gas question

BY Holly JessenHave you ever heard anyone use the phrase high-octane to describe a person or an event? I have. And the connotation was always positive. READ MORE

September 28, 2015

Blog: Roadside assistance for proud ethanol supporters

BY Holly JessenWhen is the last time you were stranded on the side of the road, wishing you were a member of a motor club? Or, perhaps, you are already a member of a motor club, but that motor club has a habit of bashing ethanol. You need to keep reading. READ MORE

September 21, 2015

Blog: What happens after you send your press release?

BY Holly JessenSending out a press release is like baiting a hook and throwing it in the water. Don’t do it if you aren’t prepared to catch a fish. READ MORE

September 14, 2015

Blog: The nuts and bolts of writing a press release

BY Holly JessenPart three in a series of blogs about how the ethanol industry can work better with the media, is finally online. READ MORE

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