Obama signs Farm Bill, announces Made in Rural America initiative

President Obama signed the 2014 Farm Bill into law during a Feb. 7 ceremony at Michigan State University. During his speech, Obama also announced the launch of a new "Made in Rural America" export and investment initiative.
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Data shows high DDGS, ethanol exports in 2013

According to new government data, U.S. ethanol exports totaled 621.5 million gallons in 2013, the third-highest annual total on record, while exports of distillers grains set a new record of 9.7 million metric tons.
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2014 International Biomass Conference & Expo to address Farm Bill

The passage of the Farm Bill will positively impact the biomass industry and help to spur on additional development of renewable energy, according to several leading biomass companies and organizations that praised the long-awaited bill.
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Greenbrier announces safer tank car design

The Greenbrier Companies announced that it will design a new generation tank car of the future for rail transport of crude oil and ethanol that can better withstand the additional demands associated with operating unit trains.
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Greenwood Resources earns RSB, FSC certifications

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials has announced that Greenwood Tree Farm Fund LP has become the first short rotation forest plantation worldwide to earn certification under the RSB.
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Green Plains reports record earnings, favorable 2014 outlook

Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. reported its best quarter ever in its fourth quarter earnings report, producing a record 209.6 million gallons of ethanol and hitting 100 percent of its daily average capacity.
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Cropping systems can produce food, fuel, and other benefits

Cropping systems that are profitable for farmers and balance societal needs for food, feed, fuel, energy and clean air and water are the focus and challenge of Iowa State University's Landscape Biomass Project.
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Leaf Energy announces preliminary results of pilot-scale trial

Leaf Energy Ltd. recently announced it has received a preliminary report from Andritz AG outlining the results of a pilot-scale trial of Leaf Energy's Glycell Process, a glycerol pretreatment process, at the Andritz pilot plant in Springfield, Ohio.
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Pacific Ethanol to install ICM's SMT at Idaho plant

ICM Inc. announced that Pacific Ethanol Inc. has purchased its patent-pending Selective Milling Technology for use at the Pacific Ethanol Magic Valley plant in Burley, Idaho. There are now 15 North American plants that plan to utilize the process.
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SIRE reports strong margins in quarterly report

Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy has released financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2014, reporting some of the best margins in the company's history. The plant produced 33.2 million gallons of ethanol during the quarter.
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OSU receives grant to investigate redcedar, biofuels and water

Eastern redcedar trees are extremely invasive, are an incredible fire danger, and large, open-grown trees can use upwards of 42 gallons of water a day during the summer. However, removed invasive trees could serve as a biofuel feestock.
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ePURE warns of surging ethanol imports from Peru

The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) has warned the European Commission of surging ethanol imports from Peru since the entering into force of the free trade agreement in August 2013, noting that Peru imports ethanol from the U.S.
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Senate approves Farm Bill conference report

On Feb. 4, the U.S. Senate approved the conference report for the 2014 Farm Bill by a vote of 67 to 32. The vote was the final legislative action needed before President Obama can sign the legislation into law.
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ADM reports improved ethanol performance in quarterly results

Archer Daniels Midland Co. has reported fourth quarter 2013 adjusted earnings per share of 95 cents, up from 60 cents in the same period of 2012. The company indicated improved ethanol margins supported improved profits for its corn business.
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Pine Lake, Murex extend ethanol marketing agreement

Pine Lake Corn Processors LLC has extended its ethanol marketing agreement with Murex LLC. Under the agreement, Murex will purchase 100 percent of Pine Lake's production and market and move it to market.
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EIA data indicates slight increase in U.S. ethanol consumption

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently published the January issue of its Monthly Energy Review, which features fuel ethanol production, trade and consumption statistics through October 2103.
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Louis Dreyfus to install ICM's SMT at 2 plants

ICM Inc. has announced that Louis Dreyfus Commodities LLC has purchased its patent-pending Selective Milling Technology for both of its North American ethanol plants. The facilities are located in Grand Junction, Iowa, and Norfolk, Neb.
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February 17-19, 2014
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