October 18, 2016

RFA: Record corn harvest sets tone for Export Exchange

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyWith U.S. farmers anticipating a record corn harvest and U.S. ethanol producers expecting record production of animal feed co-products, the timing could not be better for Export Exchange 2016, scheduled for next week in Detroit. READ MORE

October 17, 2016

USGC: Ethanol, DDGS exports up during the 2015-’16 marketing year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council has announced U.S. feed grains in all forms during the 2015-’16 marketing year –‘reached 100.5 million metric tons (3.96 billion bushels), up more than 300,000 metric tons from the previous marketing year. READ MORE

October 14, 2016

In Depth: Wet Cake Max-imization

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, CellulosicNew technology poised to improve ethanol plant’s bottom line, through conversion of corn fiber in distillers to cellulosic ethanol. In-depth reporting in November EPM. READ MORE

October 13, 2016

Green Biologics introduces BioPure brand, GreenInside trademark

BY Green Biologics Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessGreen Biologics Inc. has announced a branding and product development strategy for its biobased n-butanol and acetone, as well as downstream products. Its biobased products will be branded BioPure, with downstream products trademarked GreenInside. READ MORE

October 11, 2016

Platte Valley Distillers produces distillers grains pellets

BY Ann BaileyFound In:CoproductsPlatte Valley Distillers in Nebraska has developed a patented process that produces distillers grain cubes and pellets without the use of binders or additives. The products are easier to transport than bulk distillers grains. READ MORE

October 11, 2016

Gevo produces cellulosic jet fuel that meets ASTM specification

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessGevo Inc. recently announced that it has completed production of cellulosic renewable jet fuel that is specified for commercial flights. Alaska Airlines is expected to fly the first commercial flight using fuel within the next few months. READ MORE

October 11, 2016

BETO establishes Agile BioFoundry to streamline biomanufacturing

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has established the Agile BioFoundry, a new consortium of nine Energy Department national laboratories working to standardize and streamline the entire biomanufacturing pipeline. READ MORE

October 10, 2016

Six Poet plants installing CHP processes

BY Poet LLC Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessSix Poet biorefineries in Ohio and Indiana are installing a new energy generation system using combined-heat-and-power (CHP). These systems will reduce reliance on the electrical energy grid and recover waste energy for additional use in the plant. READ MORE

October 07, 2016

USDA: Corn use for fuel alcohol up in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, CoproductsThe USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service recently released the October edition of its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report, noting total corn consumed for alcohol and other uses was 511 million bushels in August. READ MORE