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5 hours ago

Opinion: Safe Plants, Sound Plans

BY Tom BryanFound In:BusinessFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Editor in Chief Tom Bryan previews the magazine, including features about safety, corn oil and emissions. READ MORE

21 hours ago

In Depth: Injury Inventory

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Insurance claim data show certain incidents occur more often than others in the ethanol industry. Policies, culture and rapid emergency response can help prevent serious injuries. READ MORE

November 20, 2017

Opinion: Who’s Been Naughty and Who’s Been Nice?

BY Bob Dinneen Found In:BusinessFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: RFA President and CEO Bob Dinneen releases the ethanol industry's naughty-and-nice list. READ MORE

November 17, 2017

In Depth: Extract or Enrich

BY Susanne Retka Schill Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Corn oil maximization seems an obvious goal, but some DDGS feed markets prefer a higher oil content for better energy value. READ MORE

November 17, 2017

House letter to EPA demonstrates support for biofuels

BY Growth Energy Found In:Business, PolicyGrowth Energy applauds Reps. Donald M. Payne, Jr., D-N.J., and Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., and 16 of their House colleagues for calling on U.S. EPA to increase the blending targets for cellulosic biofuels and biodiesel in the final 2018 RVOs. READ MORE

November 17, 2017

To find new biofuel enzymes, it can take a microbial village

BY Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessA new study led by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute demonstrates the importance of microbial communities as a source of stable enzymes that could be used to convert plants to biofuels. READ MORE

November 17, 2017

Morris Area High School students visit CVEC

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association Found In:BusinessThirty-five students from Morris Area High School toured the 50 MMgy Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company plant Nov. 6 to get a better understanding of homegrown renewable fuel production. The tour was organized by the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association. READ MORE

November 17, 2017

Opinion: Brazil to Launch Ambitious Biofuels Program

BY Leticia Phillips Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: RenovaBio will help Brazil meet its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 43 percent of 2005 levels by 2030. READ MORE

November 16, 2017

UNICA: Ethanol sales, production increase in late October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sales of hydrous ethanol continued to increase during the final half of October, reaching a near record high of 839.63 million liters domestically. READ MORE