Feedstocks

October 17, 2019

Opinion: More to Learn

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about analyzing lab data, an update on LBDS' Alcohol School, and a new corn hybrid for the ethanol industry. READ MORE

October 15, 2019

USDA deputy secretary speaks at Global Ethanol Summit

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyStephen Censky, deputy secretary of the USDA, delivered a keynote address during the second day of the Global Ethanol Summit on Oct. 15 in Washington, D.C. His presentation focused on international collaboration. READ MORE

October 15, 2019

In Depth: Breeding Success

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: A new breed of corn, produced with the ethanol industry in mind, promises more corn oil yield and higher-protein distillers grains. READ MORE

October 14, 2019

New biodiesel technology event launched, abstracts welcome

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Biodiesel Production Technology Summit will take place in Minneapolis June 15-17, 2020. Organized by BBI International and produced by Biodiesel Magazine, the event is a new forum for biomass-based diesel producers. Abstracts are being accepted. READ MORE

October 04, 2019

UNICA: Hydrous ethanol sales down in first half of September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, recently released ethanol production and sales data for the first half of September. Ethanol production reached 2.37 billion liters (626.09 million gallons), with sales at 1.3 billion gallons. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

USDA: No actions expected under Feedstock Flexibility Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp. announced Sept. 27 that it does not expect to purchase and sell sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program for crop year 2019, which coincides with fiscal year 2020. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

DOE awards $75 million to 35 bioenergy R&D projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy announced Oct. 1 it is awarding $73 million to 35 bioenergy research and development projects that aims to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower and enable the production of biomass products. READ MORE

September 30, 2019

Ethanol fuels large-scale expansion of Brazil’s farming land

BY University of Queensland Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessLand use for sugarcane farming could increase by 5 million hectares by 2030 thanks to future demand for ethanol, according to a study led by the University of Queensland in Australia. READ MORE

September 30, 2019

Machine learning, genetics used to maximize sorghum potential

BY Tiffany LeeFound In:Markets, FeedstocksThe function of much of sorghum's genome is unknown. However, research group from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently received a grant to develop a method for characterizing the functions of the crop's genes. READ MORE