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USDA: Corn planted acres up 7 percent from last year

BY USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Found In:FeedstocksThe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates U.S. soybean planted area at a record high 83.7 million acres, while corn acreage is up 7 percent when compared to last year, reaching 94.1 million acres. READ MORE

June 28, 2016

Study shows trees with altered lignin are better for biofuels

BY Brookhaven National Laboratory Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicScientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators have altered the lignin in aspen trees in a way that increases access to biofuel building blocks without inhibiting plant growth. READ MORE

June 24, 2016

Poet expands cover crop research in Iowa

BY Poet LLC Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessPoet LLC is expanding its cover crop research as part of soil sustainability work in Emmetsburg, Iowa. The work is part of an ongoing commitment to helping farmers make sound management decisions around harvesting crop residue for cellulosic ethanol. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

2016 National Advanced Biofuels Conference wraps in Milwaukee

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe 2016 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this week, hosting a number of panels surrounding the advanced biofuels and biobased chemical industries. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

House hearing focuses on RFS implementation

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn June 22, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy and Power Subcommittee held a hearing on the renewable fuel standard (RFS). The event featured testimony from government officials, biofuel supporters and other stakeholders. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

Conventional, advanced biofuel leaders gather in Milwaukee

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe National Biodiesel Board's Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel participated in a panel with other biofuel industry leaders at the 32nd Annual International FEW and colocated National Advanced Biofuels Conference in Milwaukee June 21. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

Growth Energy CEO: Ethanol industry should share its good news

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyIt’s up to everyone in the ethanol industry to herald the many environmental, social and health benefits of the product they produce, said Emily Skor, Growth Energy’s new CEO, during her keynote address at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

FEW recognizes Abbas, Buis for contributions to fuel ethanol

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyTom Buis, co-chair of Growth Energy, and Charles Abbas, director of yeast and renewables research at Archer Daniels Midland Co., were honored at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop with the High Octane award and Award of Excellence, respectively. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

BBI announces Kathy Bryan Memorial Scholarship recipients

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyBBI International has awarded the 2016 Kathy Bryan Memorial Scholarship to Donald Jackson and Patrick Thimes. The two $2,000 memorial scholarships are awarded annually to students pursuing degrees that may lead to a career in the ethanol industry. READ MORE