Feedstocks

August 26, 2015

Commodities: USDA report shocked traders

BY Jason Sagebiel, FCStone Found In:Markets, FeedstocksCorn is trying to make headwinds despite the USDA increasing its production outlook in August. In addition, outside influences will limit upside momentum. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

EPA solicits comments on Agricultural Science Committee nominees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA is inviting public comments on the list of candidates being considered for appointment to its Science Advisory Board Agricultural Science Committee, which provides advice on matters related to farming and agriculture-related industries. READ MORE

August 20, 2015

Cosan reports increased ethanol sales in second quarter results

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessBrazil-based Cosan recently released second quarter financial results, reporting Raizen Energia, its sugar, ethanol and cogeneration business unit, was adversely affected by the late start of the crushing season due to heavy rains. READ MORE

August 20, 2015

USDA announces incentives to establish biomass crops

BY USDA Farm Service Agency Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyOn Aug. 19, the USDA Farm Service Agency announced that enrollment has begun for farmers and forest landowners seeking financial assistance for growing new sources of biomass for designated project areas under the Biomass Crop Assistance Program. READ MORE

August 19, 2015

UNICA: Increase in hydrous ethanol production continues

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced mills in the country’s south-central region continued to prioritize ethanol production during the second half of July, with production up 37.07 percent from the same period of 2014. READ MORE

August 14, 2015

USDA GAIN report highlights EU ethanol, biodiesel markets

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union's liquid biofuel industry, including information related to ethanol and biodiesel. READ MORE

August 14, 2015

Biomass Research and Development Committee to meet in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Committee. The event is scheduled to be held Aug. 27-28 in Washington, D.C. READ MORE

August 14, 2015

Researcher uses vibrations to identify materials’ composition

BY University of Central Florida Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicA researcher now at the University of Central Florida has developed a new method for identifying materials' unique chemical "fingerprints" and mapping their chemical properties at a much higher spatial resolution than ever before. READ MORE

August 13, 2015

Poet releases first-ever economic impact study

BY Poet LLC Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessPoet LLC released its first-ever economic impact study, revealing the significant impact the company made to national economic growth and job creation in 2014. Poet operates 27 ethanol plants accounting for 11 percent of U.S. capacity. READ MORE