Renewable Fuels Blogging

Chuck Zimmerman

This is one of many vehicles on display here at the National Ethanol Conference in Tucson, AZ. The Renewable Fuels Association is having their annual marketing meeting where up to 70 percent of the ethanol that’s sold during the summer months gets negotiated. If you’d like to keep up on the action then check out the National Ethanol Conference Blog …

Blogging, Ethanol

On the Air in the Hallway

Cindy Zimmerman

The Missouri Corn Growers Association held a seminar last week in conjunction with their annual meeting on “Profiting in the New Paradigm – Feed and Fuel Security.” The focus was on how corn growers and livestock producers can work together to produce ethanol and still feed cows and pigs and chickens at a reasonable price. One of the speakers was …

Corn, Ethanol, Livestock, NAFB

National Ethanol Conference Blog

Chuck Zimmerman

Let me take a time out from the National Farm Machinery Show to let you know about my next stop on the agriblogging highway. It’s going to be the 2007 National Ethanol Conference put on by the Renewable Fuels Association. This will be a cross-posting venture as I cover the Conference on a website we just built for RFA this …

Blogging, Ethanol

Garst BYG Winners

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s putting your promotional money where your research mouth is. If you’re going to promote products that help in the production of ethanol, or biofuels in general, then what better way to promote it than by using the end result – the fuel. That’s what Garst did. . . . the company is driving support for biofuels by giving the …

Agribusiness, Ethanol, Seed

From Feed Mills To Ethanol Plants

Chuck Zimmerman

The word ethanol has been used many times here at the International Poultry & Feed Expos. Often in positive terms but not always. The word was prominently displayed on the backdrop to the AGR International (password protected website?) booth so I stopped in since we do so much work for the ethanol industry. AGR International has traditionally been involved in …

Audio, Ethanol, Farm Shows, Poultry

Advancing Renewable Energy in St. Louis

Chuck Zimmerman

REC-Johanns Cindy is in St. Louis this week for the big Renewable Energy Conference which is going to feature THE President. I thought I’d share this post from her on Domestic Fuel:

The US Secretaries of Agriculture and Energy are the hosts of the Advancing Renewable Energy Conference in St. Louis this week. Both addressed the crowd, estimated at upwards of 1500 people, showing the huge interest in renewable energy nationwide.

Audio, Ethanol, Government, USDA

MO Ethanol Run By Missourians

Chuck Zimmerman

Robin VennThe General Manager of Missouri Ethanol is Robin Venn. He’s currently in the process of getting his house sold in Kansas City so he can move to the Laddonia area.

I interviewed Robin after the grand opening festivities were winding down. He says that all the employees of the ethanol plant are from Missouri which he thinks is unusual but shows that central Missouri has the technical talent for a plant like his and that the plant is keeping those people near home.

Audio, Ethanol