December 02, 2016

Export Exchange results in $460M grain, coproduct sales

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, CoproductsBuyers at this fall's Export Exchange struck deals to purchase an amount of DDGS equivalent to roughly 8 percent of last year’s total U.S. DDGS exports. READ MORE

December 02, 2016

Corn consumption for fuel alcohol higher in October

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Markets, CoproductsThe total amount of corn used for ethanol and other industrial uses during October was 5 percent higher than it was in September and 3 percent more than was used in October 2015, according to the Dec. 1 USDA grain crushings and coproducts report. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

New chemical enhances biodiesel, ethanol production

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Operations, CoproductsBASF is introducing a new version of its Lutropur brand of methanesulfonic acid (MSA) with higher active concentration for multiple applications in biodiesel and ethanol processing. READ MORE

November 18, 2016

USGC: Ethanol exports up in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council recently reported that USDA export data for September, which is the first month of the 2016-’17 marketing year, showed a dramatic increase in exports of feed grains in all forms. READ MORE

November 18, 2016

European groups oppose any phase-out of conventional biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyePURE was among a group of trade organizations that recently issued a letter to the European Commission strongly opposing any phase-out of European Union support for conventional biofuels produced in Europe from European-grown crops and feedstock. READ MORE

November 17, 2016

Post-election, USGC encourages focus on expanding ag exports

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyGrain exports are a bright spot in the current farm economy and can grow even further through outreach to the 95 percent of the world's consumers who live outside U.S. borders, leaders of the U.S. Grains Council said at a recent event. READ MORE

November 16, 2016

RFA: Report knocks the stuffing out of ‘food vs. fuel’ turkeys

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association has released an independent analysis on the impact of ethanol on food prices showing the current collision of falling food prices and record ethanol production should end the contrived “food vs. fuel” debate for good. READ MORE

November 16, 2016

Sleepy Eye High School students visit Highwater Ethanol

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessTwenty-three students from Sleepy Eye High School toured Minnesota-based Highwater Ethanol Nov. 8 to get a closer look at clean renewable energy production. The tour was organized by the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association. READ MORE

November 15, 2016

Gevo provides update of operations at Luverne facility

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Nov. 14, Gevo Inc. released third quarter financial results, reporting the company produced approximately 145,000 gallons of isobutanol during the quarter, with approximately 240,000 gallons produced during the first nine months of the year. READ MORE