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USDA: Corn use for fuel ethanol up in November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, CoproductsThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for January, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production in November 2021 was up from both the previous month and November 2020. READ MORE

January 27, 2022

USDA amends program offering $700M in COVID-19 aid for biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe USDA is amending its program offering $700 million in COVID aid to biofuel producers by allowing production to meet marketing obligations or fulfill or maintain essential markets to be included in the calculations of a producer's market losses. READ MORE

January 27, 2022

Bioenergy added to DHS STEM Designated Degree Program List

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyDHS has added bioenergy to the DHS STEM Designated Degree Program List, making certain F-1 nonimmigrant students with a bioenergy degree eligible to apply for a 24-month extension of their post-completion optional practical training (OPT). READ MORE

January 25, 2022

IRFA summit focuses on policy, future market opportunities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe 2022 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, held Jan. 25, highlighted significant opportunities for growth driven by demand for advanced biofuels, such as SAF, but also addressed policy and economic concerns impacting biofuel producers. READ MORE

January 25, 2022

Growth Energy: Skor to speak at USDA’s Annual Ag Outlook Forum

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe USDA has announced that Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor will speak at the 98th Agricultural Outlook Forum, “New Paths to Sustainability and Productivity Growth.” Skor will be a featured panelist during this year’s plenary session. READ MORE

January 20, 2022

Vilsack says the future for biofuels remains bright

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House Ag Committee. READ MORE

January 19, 2022

UNICA: Ethanol production, sales down in December

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, FeedstocksUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced that no sugarcane ethanol was produced in the south-central region of Brazil during the second half of December. Corn ethanol production, however, continued. READ MORE

January 18, 2022

Report shows impact of COVID-19 on Canadian ethanol industry

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyA report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network illustrates the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canada’s ethanol industry and provides an overview of the country’s draft CFS. READ MORE

January 17, 2022

CoBank: Ethanol enters 2022 with ‘considerable momentum’

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessThe ethanol industry entered 2022 with considerable momentum after profit margins rose to all-time records during Q4, according to CoBank’s latest Quarterly Research Report, released in January. Several risks, however, are expected to emerge in 2022. READ MORE