March 31, 2008
Dr. Richard Perrin of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Clark Smith of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality will be the featured speakers at the April 4 meeting of the Nebraska Ethanol Board.
Dr. Richard K. Perrin will speak about the relationship of ethanol and food prices. Perrin is a Jim Roberts professor of Agricultural Economics at UN-L. Dr. Perrin studies agricultural production economics and agricultural productivity.
Clark Smith is an air quality specialist at NDEQ. Smith will provide an air emissions regulatory update for ethanol plants.
The Nebraska Ethanol Board will meet April 4 at 9 a.m. at Holiday Inn, 141 9th St, Lincoln. Special presentations will begin approximately at 9:30 a.m.
Established in 1971, the Ethanol Board assists ethanol producers with programs and strategies for marketing ethanol and related co-products. The Board supports organizations and policies that advocate the increased use of ethanol fuels and administers public information, education and ethanol research projects. The Board also assists companies and organizations in the development of ethanol production facilities in Nebraska. For more information, please visit www.ethanol.nebraska.gov.