April 14, 2014
The recently competed May issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine has a corn oil theme. The stories cover the corn oil market, a new separations technology, extraction aids and co-located biodiesel production at ethanol plants.
April 07, 2014
Two value-added distillers grains companies have come up with a plan to put more distillers grains into a cattle feed supplement, from what the cattle eat to the pan it’s put into.
March 31, 2014
Opening up your ethanol plant for public tours is a wonderful educational opportunity that could do wonders for your business and the industry as a whole.
March 17, 2014
As of the end of last year, there are less than 3,000 E85 retail stations in the U.S. While that represents growth in the past five years, there's more work to be done so FFV drivers have easy access to the fuel.
March 10, 2014
About two years ago I wrote an interesting story about DDGS as a component of shrimp feed. Recently I decided to check back in with the researcher I interviewed, to see if there were any new developments.
March 03, 2014
Call me Pollyanna, but I’d much prefer to write a good news story than to dwell on negativity, any day.
February 24, 2014
On my return from maternity leave, I discovered there have been some small but interesting steps forward in the world of industrial hemp.
February 16, 2014
The ethanol industry is gathering in Florida this week with both excitement and a healthy level of concern. We’ll all be listening closely when RFA President and CEO Bob Dinneen gives his annual “State of the Industry Address” Tuesday morning.
February 03, 2014
Corn’s disappearance in the first quarter was not only larger than anticipated, but one of the largest in recent history. The difference between expected and actual disappearance was the largest market oversight of its kind since 1990.
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January 27, 2014
The EPA’s public comment period on its proposed 2014 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) ends tomorrow. It’s not clear how long the EPA will take to digest industry feedback, nor is it clear what the agency will decide. Observers are optimistic.