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Harvest has wrapped up and yield reports have been better than expected. In the USDA’s October supply and demand report, the government increased yields to 168 bushels per acre, up from the first new crop yield report in May.
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On Nov. 24, the Renewable Fuels Association hosted a press call featuring several experts in the field of biofuel life cycle greenhouse gas analysis and agricultural land use. The speakers addressed the flawed arguments made by ethanol opponents.
November 23, 2015
Developers of a proposed barley-to-ethanol plant for Great Falls, Montana, received notice from the U.S. EPA that its pathway has been approved both as a renewable fuel and as a advanced biofuel, as long as it meets specified energy and yield levels.
November 19, 2015
The real cash cost of producing a bushel of corn and other crops is lower now than during the late 1970s, according to analysis by Ohio State University economist Carl Zulauf in a recent FarmDoc Daily post.
November 18, 2015
Pacific Ag recently completed its largest harvest of wheat straw on record. Working closely with more than 200 growers across seven states, the company harvested more than 100,000 acres of wheat straw for use in end-markets.
November 17, 2015
Researchers at the University of New Haven and Yale University have discovered a high-quality catalytic process for converting biomass model compounds, which can be used to convert biomass into value-added chemicals, such as biofuels.
November 06, 2015
The corn crush for fuel ethanol, at 427.5 million bushels in September was down 4 percent from August and 5 percent from July, according to a Nov. 2 report. Corn consumed for dry mill fuel production was 89.8 percent and wet mill, 10.2 percent.
November 04, 2015
Genera Energy and PrecisionHawkhave partnered to develop new analysis algorithms. They will be specific to improving the efficiency and quality of sustainable biomass crop production and distribution.
October 29, 2015
Harvest has wrapped up and yield reports have been better than expected. Aside from the Eastern Corn Belt, most areas of the Corn Belt are projected to outperform last year’s yield numbers.