14 hours ago

USDA issues rule to streamline 4 loan guarantee programs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerThe USDA on July 13 issued a final rule that aims to increase private investment in rural communities by making it easier for lenders to access four guaranteed loan programs, including the Rural Energy for America Program. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Letter urges EPA to address carbon neutrality of crops

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe Biogenic CO2 Coalition on July 10 issued a statement commending a bipartisan group of four members of Congress for pressing the U.S. EPA to address the concerns of agricultural crop producers and processors in a biogenic CO2 rulemaking. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Growth Energy testifies on low-carbon ethanol, EPA test fuels

BY Growth Energy Found In:Business, PolicyGrowth Energy Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley on July 13 offered testimony during a virtual public hearing on the U.S. EPA’s test protocols for U.S. fuels. A public comment period is open through Aug. 11. READ MORE

14 hours ago

RFA: Act now, HBIIP application deadline one month away

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerWith the USDA’s HBIIP deadline just one month away, the RFA reminds retailers and other interested parties that any further delays may threaten their ability to complete the registration and application process by the deadline. READ MORE

21 hours ago

Opinion: M-m-m-my Corona: Staying Positive After Testing Positive

BY Ron LambertyFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerWith many ethanol plants slowed or shut down this spring, the American Coalition for Ethanol's senior vice president watched on, while recovering at home, as our industry pitched in to help the nation stay healthy. Deeds, not words, set us apart. READ MORE

22 hours ago

In Depth: Doubling for Diesel

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, RetailerA novel engine technology could make it possible for ethanol to be used in compression-ignition engines, opening up a potential multi-billion-gallon market. With $3 million in financing secured, Clear Flame Engines is poised for commercialization. READ MORE

22 hours ago

In Depth: Sukup: Steel, Bolts and Relentless Innovation

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessFor the largest family-owned and operated grain bin manufacturer in the world, success is measured through customer and dealer satisfaction. That responsiveness, coupled with ingenuity, has earned the company a reputation for innovation and safety. READ MORE

July 10, 2020

July WASDE maintains 2020-’21 forecast for corn use in ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessThe USDA reduced its estimate for corn use in ethanol during the 2019-’20 marketing year by 50 million bushels in its latest WASDE report, released July 10. The forecast for corn use in ethanol during the 2020-’21 crop year, however, was maintained. READ MORE

July 10, 2020

UAI, ACE, corn growers challenge EPA’s flawed testing, modeling

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, PolicyJoining forces to challenge flawed science, a coalition including the Urban Air Initiative, 10 state corn grower organizations and the American Coalition for Ethanol are pressuring the U.S. EPA to correct its recent “Anti-Backsliding’ study. READ MORE