2021 Award of Excellence recipient Kurt Rosentrater has had a meaningful impact on the evolution of distillers grains through research and education. Both a university professor and coproducts association leader, he finds synergies in his dual roles.
Steve Markham, this year's High Octane Award recipient, credits his career success to past and present colleagues, trade groups and family. He accepted the accolade in July at the 37th annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo.
Nearly 2,000 attendees, many returning to in-person events for the first time in two years, were briefed on policy objectives and producer priorities at ethanol's big summer show, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo.
New benchmarking information points strongly toward a growing percentage of overall plant income streaming from ethanol's ancillary outputs. Data from 65 participating facilities show revenue from coproducts averaged 27% of total plant revenue in Q1.