December 16, 2014
The Renewable Fuels Association has submitted comments to the Food and Drug Administration last on its supplemental rulemaking proposal outlining best practices for the regulation of animal food under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
December 15, 2014
Turkey is effectively no longer accepting imports of U.S. corn coproducts following the stepped-up enforcement of existing biosafety laws that restrict which genetically modified (GM) corn varieties may enter the country's grain supply.
December 10, 2014
Supply and demand numbers for U.S. feed grains were mostly unchanged in the Dec. 10 World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report, with a small increase in projected corn food, seed and industrial use reducing ending stocks slightly.
December 03, 2014
Novozymes has launched a new enzyme, trademarked Eversa, for the conversion of lower-grade oils, such as waste cooking oil or corn oil, into biodiesel meeting the same trade specifications as biodiesel created through traditional chemical processing.
November 28, 2014
During last month's Export Exchange program in Seattle and associated pre- and post-tours, Council staff discovered that some end-users in Southeast Asia are still learning how to adjust to the newer, low-oil distillers dried grains with solubles.
November 20, 2014
Court documents dated Oct. 23, which ruled in favor of 14 ethanol plant defendants, were unsealed Nov. 13, revealing details of a court battle over corn oil separation technology. The cases concern patents owned by a subsidiary of GreenShift Corp.
November 18, 2014
Abengoa recently released third quarter financial results, reporting positive performance for the company's biofuels business. For the first nine months of the year, the company reported overall revenues in line with those achieved in 2013.
November 13, 2014
Exciting progress is being made at Gevo Inc.'s Luverne, Minnesota, renewable fuel plant, and also within the company's recent commercial activities, Gevo CEO Pat Gruber reported during the company's third quarter conference call.
November 13, 2014
Research by Purdue University scientist Jon Schoonmaker and his colleagues has shown that small amounts of calcium oxide can neutralize the acid in distillers grains, a commonly used alternative to corn in many livestock feed mixes.