Inside March 2015

Features

Efficient Producers Up the Ante

BY Susanne Retka SchillProving greenhouse gas reduction to the U.S. EPA now boils down to four numbers. READ MORE

First Pathway Petition Used By Few Grandfathered Corn Plants

BY Susanne Retka SchillOnly a handful of ethanol plants were approved under the original petition process used by EPA to determined if those grandfathered plants were achieving GHG reductions better than 20 percent compared to baseline gasoline. READ MORE

2014 Corn Crop: Bumper Bushels, Good Quality

BY Susanne Retka SchillAn Ethanol Producer Magazine survey provides a snapshot of the new crop.  READ MORE

USGC Survey: Top Quality Across Corn Belt

BY Susanne Retka SchillUSGC survey shows overall quality of corn crop is high, with good kernel filling and maturation. READ MORE

Big Demand, Small Supply

BY Holly JessenEven while taking advantage of recent export opportunity to China, the U.S. sorghum industry continues developing long-term markets, like supplying California’s ethanol plants with bigger volumes of feedstock. READ MORE

Spotlight on Illinois: Ethanol History Book

BY Holly JessenEPM's Spotlight on Illinois digs into the details of the state's past and present ethanol industry, including efforts to write a book about the history of the ethanol industry as a whole. The author is a professor at an Illinois university. READ MORE

Spotlight on Illinois: Industry Research Gem

BY Holly JessenEPM's Spotlight on Illinois also includes information about work at a research center in that state. The National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center opened its doors in 2003. READ MORE

Spotlight on Illinois

BY Holly JessenSome of the most influential players in gaining federal support for the early ethanol industry have roots in the Land of Lincoln. READ MORE