23 minutes ago

Trump signs USMCA

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyPresident Trump on Jan. 29 signed into law legislation implementing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The trade pact was signed by the three countries in November 2018 to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. READ MORE

27 minutes ago

Aemetis wins $4.1 million grant for biogas upgrading unit

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessAemetis Inc. announced Jan. 29 that the California Energy Commission awarded the company’s subsidiary, Aemetis Biogas LLC, a $4.1 million grant under the CEC’s Low Carbon Fuel Production Program to construct a biogas upgrading facility. READ MORE

January 24, 2020

Low-oil DDGS provides less energy, more protein in pig diets

BY University of Illinois, College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Found In:CoproductsGiven greater oil-extraction efficiencies at corn ethanol plants, the resulting coproducts, DDGS, are lower in fat. That means less energy for pigs and other livestock consuming DDGS as part of their diet, according to reserachers. READ MORE

January 23, 2020

DOE offers $96 million for bioenergy R&D projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessThe Department of Energy on Jan. 23 announced it will award up to $96 million for bioenergy research and development to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower, and enable high-value products from biomass or waste resources. READ MORE

January 21, 2020

USGC: Phase one trade deal with China promises ag sales

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe phase one trade deal signed with China on Jan. 15 includes confidential sales targets for a full range of U.S. agricultural products, including grains, distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol, according to the USGC. READ MORE

January 17, 2020

USDA: November ethanol exports at 107 million gallons

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA Foreign Agricultural Service released November export data on Jan. 7, reporting the U.S exported approximately 107.28 million gallons of ethanol and 911,569 tons of distillers grains during the month. READ MORE

January 15, 2020

Trump signs phase one trade agreement with China

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyPresident Trump signed a phase one trade agreement with China on Jan. 15. The agreement will take effect within 30 days and includes a commitment by China to purchase agricultural products over the next two years, including ethanol and DDGS. READ MORE

January 15, 2020

Gevo secures biogas supply

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessGevo Inc. has contracted with three dairies to provide manure that the company will convert into renewable natural gas (RNG). Combined, these three dairies expect to generate approximately 350,000 MMBTU biogas each year. READ MORE

January 09, 2020

USDA recruits participants for trade mission to North Africa

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA is recruiting interested U.S. exporters for its first 2020 trade mission, which will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, on March 16-19. The mission will focus on boosting U.S. agricultural exports to all of North Africa. READ MORE