USDA: Ethanol exports fall in July, distillers grains exports up


The U.S. exported 74.04 million gallons of ethanol and 1.08 million tons of distillers grains in July, according to data released by the UDSA FAS on Sept. 3. Ethanol exports for the period were down, while distillers grains exports were up.
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Aemetis closes $35.5 million phase I EB-5 program


Aemetis Inc. on Sept. 4 announced the closing of its $35.5 million Phase I EB-5 Program, which was funded by 71 foreign investors. The funds will be used to create both direct and indirect jobs at the company's ethanol plant in Keyes, California.
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Poet forges new path to profitable and sustainable agriculture


Poet has announced its partnership with Farmers Business Network to boost profits for farmers while promoting sustainable agricultural practices through the new GRO Network, which helps buyers access low-carbon corn.
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Report addresses impact of COVID-19 on Canada’s biofuel industry


A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides insight into how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted ethanol and biodiesel producers in Canada.
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Ethanol export data underscores need for action on trade barriers


Government data published on Sept. 3 showed U.S. ethanol exports slumping to just 74 million gallons in July, down 38 percent compared to the same month last year and the lowest total for July in six years, according to the RFA.
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UNICA: Fuel ethanol sales down 18% in early August


UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sales of fuel ethanol were down during the first half of August. Sales of alcohol for non-fuel use, however, continued to remain high.
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USDA expects no actions under FFP for crop year 2020


The USDA’s Commodity Credit Crop announced on Aug. 28 that it does not expect to purchase and sell sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program for crop year 2020, which runs from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021.
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Report quantifies impact of the Minnesota Bioincentive Program


The Bioeconomy Coalition of Minnesota has released the results of a new analysis that shows Minnesota’s Bioincentive Program is working to generate significant economic and job benefits for the state’s biobased industrial product companies.
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EIA: US ethanol production falls 1%, stocks increase by 2%


U.S. ethanol production fell by 1 percent the week ending Aug. 28 while weekly ethanol ending stocks increased by more than 2 percent, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 2.
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Highwater to add equipment to produce USP grade ethanol


Highwater Ethanol LLC filed an 8-K with the U.S. SEC on Sept. 1 announcing an agreement with Nelson Baker Biotech Inc. for the installation of a system to produce 20 MMgy of hydrous USP grade ethanol.
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