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USDA: Exports of ethanol, distillers grains down in May

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. exported 67.53 million gallons of ethanol and 601,029 tons of distillers grains in May, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on July 2. Exports of both products were down significantly. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

RFA: New video spotlights ethanol’s important coproducts

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessA new video from the Renewable Fuels Association and Kansas Corn provides a clear introduction to other important products that come from ethanol production, including distillers grains, distillers oil, and captured carbon dioxide. READ MORE

July 01, 2020

EPA issues guidance for ethanol plants producing hand sanitizer

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on June 27 posted a document to its guidance portal that explains how fuel ethanol plants that are producing hand sanitizer to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic can do so without invalidating an existing efficient producer pathway. READ MORE

July 01, 2020

USGC celebrates USMCA as it enters into force

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyU.S-Mexico-Canada Agreement officially entered into force on July 1. The agreement represents a culmination of years of work to update and improve NAFTA, offering improved agricultural market accesses and fairer trade between the countries. READ MORE

June 30, 2020

Sanitizer donated for distribution at RFA special events

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicySouthwest Iowa Renewable Energy, an ethanol plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa, has donated 1,000 bottles of its proprietary SIREtizer hand sanitizer to the Renewable Fuels Association, for free distribution at upcoming events. READ MORE

June 29, 2020

Blue Flint plant advances CO2 project, receives $3.4M grant

BY Midwest AgEnergy Group Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessMidwest AgEnergy Group, the parent company of Blue Flint, announced on June 25 the company has received a $3.4 million grant from the North Dakota Industrial Commission and is moving forward with a CO2 capture and storage project. READ MORE

June 26, 2020

Corn use for ethanol falls to 245 million bushels in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for June, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production fell to 245 million bushels in April, down significantly from both the previous month and April 2019. READ MORE

June 26, 2020

USGC staff share US commitment to exports during IGC

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:CoproductsMore than 380 grain traders, industry representatives and policymakers from 50 countries gathered virtually to discuss the current state of global grain trade during the annual International Grains Conference on June 10. READ MORE

June 23, 2020

ADM to expand production of industrial alcohol in Clinton, Iowa

BY ADM Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessTo help meet continuing high demand for hand sanitizer, ADM on June 23 announced it is significantly increasing production of industrial alcohol at its Clinton, Iowa, corn processing complex. The new capacity will be available on an on-demand basis. READ MORE