Feedstocks

February 20, 2020

OSU receives $3.1 million to improve sorghum data, savings

BY Oklahoma State University Found In:FeedstocksA recent $3.1 million grant awarded to Oklahoma State University to study greenhouse gas emissions is expected to help sorghum farmers save money and improve the industry’s sustainable field management practices. READ MORE

February 19, 2020

Study: Ethanol contributed $2.31 billion to Minnesota GDP in 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, RetailerA new study conducted by ABF Economics for the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association has determined Minnesota’s ethanol industry contributed approximately $2.31 billion to the state’s gross domestic product (GDP) last year. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

February WASDE increases forecast for corn use in ethanol

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA increased its 2019-’20 forecast for corn use in ethanol production by 50 million bushels, to 5.425 billion, in its latest World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates report, released Feb. 11. READ MORE

February 11, 2020

UNICA: Corn ethanol production continues to increase

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessWhile Brazil's sugarcane ethanol production was negligible in early January, corn ethanol production continued to grow. READ MORE

February 11, 2020

USDA: Corn use for ethanol at 530 million bushels in November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessCorn use for fuel ethanol production in December was up when compared to both the previous month and December 2018, according to the USDA. READ MORE

February 10, 2020

High school students tour Al-Corn Clean Fuel

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, CoproductsEight students from Triton High School in Dodge Center, Minnesota, toured Al-Corn Clean Fuel in Claremont, Minnesota, Feb. 7 to learn about renewable energy production. READ MORE

January 31, 2020

Corn use for fuel ethanol at 457 million bushels in November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for January, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production in November was up when compared to both the previous month and November 2018. READ MORE

January 24, 2020

UNICA: Brazilian corn ethanol production continues to grow

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data showing that Brazilian corn ethanol production has more than doubled over the past year and accounted for approximately two-thirds of the ethanol produced in late December. READ MORE

January 23, 2020

DOE offers $96 million for bioenergy R&D projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessThe Department of Energy on Jan. 23 announced it will award up to $96 million for bioenergy research and development to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower, and enable high-value products from biomass or waste resources. READ MORE