Feedstocks

April 15, 2021

UNICA: Ethanol production falls 9% for 2020-’21 harvest season

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol production was down nearly 9 percent during the 2020-’21 harvest season, which ended March 31, but was still the third highest production volume on record. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo agenda released

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerEthanol Producer Magazine has announced the preliminary agenda for the 2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place July 13-15, 2021 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. READ MORE

April 09, 2021

USDA increases forecast for 2020-’21 corn use in ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessThe USDA increased its forecast for 2020-’21 corn use in ethanol in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released on April 9. The outlook for feed and residual use was also increased. READ MORE

April 08, 2021

DOE offers $61.4 million for biofuel, bioenergy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe DOE on April 8 announced it will award $61.4 million to support the development and demonstration of bioenergy projects, including those focused on marine and aviation fuels, cellulosic sugars, separations technologies, wood heating, and RNG. READ MORE

April 05, 2021

FAPRI predicts increased demand for E15, higher ethanol exports

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Business, Policy, RetailerThe University of Missouri’s FAPRI in mid-March released its 2021 U.S. Agricultural Market Outlook, predicting an increase in demand for midlevel ethanol blends, a recovery in ethanol net returns, and increased exports over the next decade. READ MORE

April 02, 2021

UNICA: Domestic ethanol sales up during first half of March

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, FeedstocksUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced that domestic ethanol sales by mills in the south-central region of the country were up slightly during the first half of March when compared to the same period of 2020. READ MORE

April 01, 2021

US farmers to plant 91.1 million acres of corn in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:FeedstocksU.S. agriculture producers intend to plant an estimated 91.1 million acres of corn in 2021, up less than 1 percent when compared to last year, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s March 31 Prospective Plantings report. READ MORE

March 31, 2021

RSB, Bioledger launch biofuels blockchain case study

BY RSB Found In:Feedstocks, BusinessRSB and Bioledger on March 12 launched a case study on the potential of a blockchain database to support traceability of biofuel and its feedstocks and overcome the vulnerabilities identified in securing the supply of sustainable renewables. READ MORE

March 30, 2021

USDA expects no actions under Feedstock Flexibility Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp. announced on March 25 that it does not expect to purchase and sell sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program for crop year 2020, which runs from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021. READ MORE