Coproducts

January 28, 2015

Economists evaluate ethanol profitability cycles, outlook

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicySince launching the renewable fuels report in the Agriculture Marketing Resource Center in 2008, retired Iowa State University ag economist Don Hofstrand has followed the swings in ethanol profitability through a model Iowa-based ethanol plant. READ MORE

January 26, 2015

Report highlights growth of biofuel production in China

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Information Network estimates China's fuel ethanol production reached 2.8 billion liters (739.68 million gallons) last year, up 6 percent from 2013. READ MORE

January 22, 2015

Iowa RFS campaign targets presidential candidates, caucus-goers

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyIowa Gov. Terry Branstad has announced a new campaign to promote the renewable fuel standard (RFS) during the 2016 Iowa presidential caucuses. The multimillion dollar effort will aim to educate both candidates and caucus-goers on the RFS. READ MORE

January 21, 2015

Gevo announces cost-saving initiatives, new technology

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. has announced several cost-saving initiatives aimed at improving its overall cash flow. The actions are expected to decrease the company's average monthly corporate-wide EBITDA burn rate by 40 percent this year. READ MORE

January 21, 2015

Edeniq secures $16 million for cellulosic sugar production

BY Edeniq Found In:Coproducts, CellulosicEdeniq announced it has raised $16 million in equity. The investment was led by I2BF Global Ventures. Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Angeleno Group, Flint Hills Resources Renewables, Westly Group, Cyrus Capital, and Nimes Capital also participated. READ MORE

January 21, 2015

Commodities: Chinese DDGS buyers back in the market

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Found In:Markets, CoproductsWith the Chinese announcement that importing MIR 162 is allowed and February right around the corner, all eyes are now on the Chinese, and whether their buying will resume at volumes that were happening early last summer. READ MORE

January 21, 2015

Opinion: More Volume, More Places

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, CoproductsThe February issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine has an exports theme and includes stories about trade missions overseas to build global markets for U.S. ethanol as well as the biggest export markets for U.S. DDGS and ethanol, writes Tom Bryan. READ MORE

January 20, 2015

Agenda announced for 2015 International Biomass Conference & Expo

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyBBI International has announced the agenda for the technical sessions of the 8th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo, North America's largest and fastest growing biomass conference, taking place April 20-22 in Minneapolis. READ MORE

January 18, 2015

In Depth: Beyond Boats To China

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, CoproductsAfter halting distillers grains imports late last year, the world's top DDGS buyer is poised to resume business, but on what terms? READ MORE