Special Presentation Speakers for July 18 Ethanol Board Meeting

July 16, 2008

Dr. Rolando Flores and Dr. Galen Erickson of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be the featured speakers at the July 18 meeting of the Nebraska Ethanol Board.

Dr. Rolando Flores will discuss corn fractionation and the potential for more production of ethanol and other byproducts using less corn. Flores is professor and head of the Department of Food Science Technology at UN-L.

Galen Erickson will discuss livestock feeding and ethanol co-products. Erickson is an associate professor and beef feedlot extension specialist at the Animal Science Department at UN-L.

The Nebraska Ethanol Board will meet on July 18, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Express, 508 Second Avenue South, Kearney. Special presentations will begin around 10 a.m. Visit http://www.ethanol.nebraska.gov/news/news.htm to download an agenda for Friday’s board meeting.

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.