The Scoop Blog

July 21, 2014

Ethanol, part of the winning strategy

BY Holly JessenI can't help but think that, perhaps someday, the winning vehicle designs of the Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions can be mass produced and sold to consumers like you and me. READ MORE

July 14, 2014

Good, good news in the ethanol industry

BY Holly JessenI love writing about and hearing about good news stories in the ethanol industry. Here at my blog, I like to take the opportunity to highlight those stories. READ MORE

July 07, 2014

Going deeper than Smurf reasoning on E85 prices

BY Holly JessenFor critics, it's easy to make a knee jerk assumption that puts ethanol in a bad light. However, if they took the time to look deeper, they'd see there's much more to the story. READ MORE

June 30, 2014

Reaching Georgia fleet managers

BY Holly JessenWhat’s an alternative fuel vehicle roadshow without biofuels? It’s like a puzzle you bought at a secondhand store that has pieces missing. READ MORE

June 23, 2014

Casting for a new DDGS market

BY Holly JessenTalking to people and learning about new things is a part of my job that I really enjoy. Even when it's quite complicated or technical. But I have to admit, there are certain subjects that catch my fancy a little more than others. READ MORE

June 16, 2014

Farmland: Worth watching and promoting to others

BY Holly JessenFarmland, a new documentary featuring six young farmers, is on my personal must-watch list and it should be on yours too. READ MORE

June 09, 2014

I'll see you at the FEW

BY Holly JessenAfter months of preparation, the time is finally upon us. It’s FEW time again. READ MORE

June 02, 2014

Success in Hopewell, nearly four years later

BY Holly JessenI have been writing about the former Appomattox Bio Energy ethanol plant in Virginia since 2010, when it was nearing completion. I’m happy to hear that it is finally operating! READ MORE

May 23, 2014

Defending corn ethanol around a picnic table

BY Holly JessenI've had some pretty interesting conversations about the "evils" of corn ethanol with people who find out I'm the managing editor of a magazine about the alternative fuel. Some are more productive conversations than others. READ MORE

May 19, 2014

Biofuels get a boost in Iowa

BY Holly JessenIowa, the top ethanol producer, has recently made some satisfying progress in further embracing the biofuels industry. The state has the capacity to produce nearly 3.8 billion gallons of ethanol as well as cellulosic production to come online soon. READ MORE

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