Coproducts

22 hours ago

Despite current issues, China ‘hit for the cycle’ in 2014

BY USGC Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, CoproductsDespite challenges surrounding imports, China has accomplished a feat never before seen. According to Chinese and USDA data, China has imported more than 3 million metric tons each of corn, sorghum and DDGS this marketing year, which ends Aug. 31. READ MORE

23 hours ago

BioEnergy Institute result paves way for closed loop refineries

BY Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Found In:Coproducts, CellulosicResearchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have developed “bionic liquids” from lignin and hemicellulose, two by-products of biofuel production from biorefineries. READ MORE

August 19, 2014

Aemetis reports Q2 results, plans future improvements

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyAemetis Inc. has released second quarter financial results, reporting revenue of $57.2 million, a 21 percent increase over the same quarter of 2013. The company also outlined future improvement plans in a recent business update conference call. READ MORE

August 19, 2014

USGC: Malaysia grants U.S. DDGS exemption from new regulations

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, PolicyMalaysian officials recently agreed to permanently exempt imports of U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles and corn gluten meal from the nation’s new sanitary and phytosanitary and inspection regulations for agricultural commodities. READ MORE

August 08, 2014

The Andersons report quarterly record for ethanol operations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe Andersons Inc. has released financial results for the second quarter, reporting record operating income of $33.9 million for its Ethanol Group. The Ethanol Group also had record E85 sales and increased distillers dried grains and corn oil sales. READ MORE

August 07, 2014

DDG manufacturers seek better understanding of FSMA compliance

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyA popular breakout session at the 2014 American Coalition for Ethanol conference discussed the potential impacts the Food and Drug Administration's Food Safety Modernization Act may have on plant operations. READ MORE

August 06, 2014

Thin stillage, potential for valuable biobased products

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessUniversity of Minnesota researchers spoke about their efforts to recover valuable biobased products from thin stillage in corn ethanol plants during the 2014 American Coalition for Ethanol conference. READ MORE

August 06, 2014

Producers share revolutionary efforts at corn ethanol plants

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyCorn ethanol producers at the 2014 American Coalition for Ethanol conference spoke on how they are differentiating themselves from the pack through the addition of biodiesel, renewable diesel and cellulosic ethanol production. READ MORE

August 01, 2014

Researchers evaluate low-fat DDGS for use in swine diets

BY University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessResearchers at the University of Illinois are evaluating low-fat distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in swine diets. The team compared amino acid digestibility in growing pigs fed diets containing conventional DDGS or low-fat DDGS. READ MORE