April 23, 2015
In a speech April 23 at Michigan State University, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out a comprehensive approach to partner with agricultural producers to address the threat of climate change.
April 23, 2015
A recent Kansas State University study found that providing growing cattle with dried distillers grains (DDGS) plus salt on a self-feeding basis while the animals grazed native pastures helped boost average daily weight gain.
April 20, 2015
Legislation pending in Iowa aims to create a 5-cent-per-pound renewable chemical production tax credit. The legislation was introduced in March and is currently awaiting review in the Senate Ways and Means Committee.
April 10, 2015
The U.S. EPA has posted a notice to its website announcing that the volume requirements for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 renewable fuel standard (RFS), along with the 2017 volume requirement for biomass-based diesel, will be finalized by Nov. 30.
April 03, 2015
Third Way has released a report highlighting the connection between first- and second-generation ethanol and the need for continued implementation of the renewable fuels standard (RFS).
March 30, 2015
Rex American Resources Corp. has released financial results for fiscal year 2014, which ended Jan. 31, reporting net sales of $572.2 million, down from $666 million in fiscal 2013. Gross profits, however, more than doubled, reaching $141.9 million.
March 24, 2015
DDGS prices are still being dramatically affected by Chinese demand, in both bulk and container shipments. More than 2.5 million metric tons have been booked via the Gulf in bulk vessels destined for China so far for the summer.
March 18, 2015
Bobby Likis featured Judd Hulting, commodities manager at Patriot Renewable Fuels LLC, in Annawan, Illinois, during his two-hour Saturday morning radio show, Bobby Likis Car Clinic, on March 14.
March 17, 2015
Legislation pending in Minnesota aims to establish state production incentives for advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals and biomass thermal. The measure was introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota Senate in February.