Feedstocks

September 12, 2019

WASDE: Corn production, corn use in ethanol forecast down

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:FeedstocksThe USDA lowered its 2019-’20 forecast for corn use in ethanol by 25 million bushels in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report, released Sept. 12. The forecast for corn production was also lowered. READ MORE

September 11, 2019

Alcohol School moves to the lab, addresses yeast modification

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, CellulosicEmily Stonehouse, research and development manager for Mascoma LLC, discussed yeast modification during Lallemand's Alcohol School in Montreal, Quebec. READ MORE

September 10, 2019

Report: Argentina ethanol production, consumption flat in 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, PolicyA report recently filed with the USDA FAS's Global Agricultural Information Network predicts Argentina’s production and consumption of fuel ethanol will remain stable this year at approximately 1.1 billion liters (290.59 million gallons). READ MORE

September 10, 2019

Alcohol School focuses on feedstock

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessRepresentatives of the Sugarcane Technology Institute and the National Sorghum Producers discussed the the use of sugarcane and sorghum feedstocks in ethanol production at Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits’ Alcohol School in Montreal. READ MORE

September 04, 2019

Rex: South Dakota plant negatively impacted by corn availability

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyRex American Resources Corp. has released second quarter financial results, reporting continued challenging conditions for its ethanol operations. Production at the company’s South Dakota plant has been interrupted due to corn availability. READ MORE

August 29, 2019

Oregon plant could produce ethanol from wheat

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessGlobal Partners LP recently filed for a renewal of its air quality permit at its Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery in Clatskanie, Oregon. The permit could allow the plant to use wheat as its feedstock in addition to the more traditional corn. READ MORE

August 29, 2019

UNICA: 630 million gallons of ethanol produced in early August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol production during the first half of August was up more than 20 percent when compared to the same period of last year. The volume of sugarcane milled was also up. READ MORE

August 28, 2019

DOE funds bioimaging projects for bioenergy

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicThe U.S. Department of Energy announced Aug. 23 $13.5 million in funding for six projects to develop new approaches to microscopic imaging of plants and microbes, with the goal of advancing bioenergy research. READ MORE

August 22, 2019

DOE announces $64 million to help develop bioenergy crops

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessThe U.S. Department of Energy announced Aug. 21 $64 million in funding for 25 university-led genomics research projects on plants and microbes for bioenergy and bioproducts. The projects aim to improve features like drought resistance and crop yield. READ MORE