Business

14 hours ago

Corn stocks up, prospective plantings down in USDA reports

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyCorn acres are expected to be down for the third year in a row, the USDA said in its Prospective Plantings report, and corn stocks are higher, according to the Grain Stocks report, both released March 31. READ MORE

14 hours ago

EPA announces plans for cellulosic information collection request

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA is soliciting public comments on a proposed information collection request it plans to submit to the Office of Management and Budget regarding cellulosic volume projections and efficient producer reporting. Comments are due May 26. READ MORE

14 hours ago

EPA opens comment period on E15 information collection request

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn March 24, U.S. EPA published a notice in the Federal Register opening a 60-day comment period on an information collection request it plans to submit to the Office of Management and Budget regarding E15. READ MORE

14 hours ago

RFA corrects PMAA’s overblown assertions in letter

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association recently sent a letter to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to counter misleading and inaccurate statements about ethanol availability and infrastructure made by the Petroleum Marketers Association of America. READ MORE

14 hours ago

SIRE to begin using Syngenta Enogen corn

BY Syngenta Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessSyngenta recently announced that it has signed a commercial agreement with Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy to begin using Enogen corn enzyme technology at its Council Bluffs, Iowa, ethanol production facility following the 2015 harvest. READ MORE

15 hours ago

EIA: U.S. ethanol exports in 2014 reach highest level since 2011

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyAccording to EIA monthly supply data through December 2014, which EIA released in late February, U.S. exports of fuel ethanol in 2014 reached their second-highest level at a total of 826 million gallons. READ MORE

March 30, 2015

Rex American Resources reports record net income for fiscal 2014

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessRex American Resources Corp. has released financial results for fiscal year 2014, which ended Jan. 31, reporting net sales of $572.2 million, down from $666 million in fiscal 2013. Gross profits, however, more than doubled, reaching $141.9 million. READ MORE

March 30, 2015

RFA: Economic models are one thing, reality is another

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyScience Magazine has published another study from environmental activist and attorney Timothy Searchinger that re-packages his disproven theory of food vs. fuel. Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, has responded. READ MORE

March 27, 2015

Nearly 8 million cellulosic RINs generated in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for February, reporting that nearly 1.25 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 7.93 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE