February 03, 2016
The U.S. Senate is currently considering the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. To date, lawmakers have introduced more than 275 amendments to the bill, including several that would impact biofuels and bioenergy.
February 01, 2016
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service has published the February edition of its Grain Crushing and Coproducts Production report, showing total corn consumed for fuel alcohol was 444.5 million bushels.
January 29, 2016
Trestle Energy LLC has received a favorable carbon intensity rating from the California Air Resources Board for a pathway approach that creates a new coproduct credit from using corn stover for electric generation.
January 28, 2016
The USDA’s Farm Service Agency has published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comments on a revision of a currently approved information collection in support of the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP).
January 26, 2016
New research shows variations in the biomass supply chain could reduce potential for cellulosic biofuel production, but that feedstock diversification and portfolio strategies can effectively mitigate risk.
January 25, 2016
The USDA has released a report detailing the impacts investments made by its Rural Development team have had on rural America. Bioenergy investments are among those highlighted in the document.
January 20, 2016
Off to a slow start, 2015 margins improved, thanks to exports and strong driving demand. What will 2016 bring? This article appears in the February issue of EPM.
January 19, 2016
The anticipated USDA report released in January was friendly for the soy complex and that supported corn. However, overall world economics, growing global grain stocks and a decline in energy prices have limited upside movement in grains/oilseeds.
January 18, 2016
The 2015 survey provides snapshot of new crop quality for ethanol production. This story appears in the February issue of EPM.