May 21, 2015

REX reports profitable first quarter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyREX American Resources Corp. has released first quarter financial results, reporting net sales and revenue of $105.2 million, down from $155.9 million during the same quarter of the prior year. The company did, however, report a profitable quarter. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Commodities: Ample corn supply, carryover creates price pressure

BY Jason Sagebiel, FCStone Found In:Markets, FeedstocksThe market had the opportunity to get an updated look at the old and new crop scenarios in the May USDA supply and demand report. Old crop supplies have been plentiful and carryout was increased slightly to 1.831 billion bushels. READ MORE

May 18, 2015

UNICA: Producers prioritize hydrous ethanol production in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced producers in the country's south-central region have prioritized hydrous ethanol production since the beginning of the season. READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Biomass advisory committee to meet in May

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has published a notice announcing an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee on May 20-22 in Washington, D.C. READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Biofuels: the right crop at the right place

BY Radboud University Found In:FeedstocksAccording to recent findings by environmental scientists at Radboud University, the location of the agricultural lands used to grow biofuel crops has a major impact on the greenhouse gas emission they ultimately produce. READ MORE

May 14, 2015

Research highlights potential of double-cropping for food, fuel

BY University of Illinois ACES Found In:Feedstocks, BusinessThe use of double-cropping systems, a winter annual biomass crop is grown then harvested in the spring, followed by a summer annual crop, has been suggested as an option to produce biofuel feedstocks. READ MORE

May 13, 2015

Cosan reports increased revenue for Raízen Energia business unit

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessCosan has released first quarter financial results, reporting Raizen Energia, the company's sugar, ethanol and cogeneration segment, achieved a 3 percent increase in net revenue during the 2014-'15 crop year. READ MORE

May 13, 2015

EIA: Corn ethanol yields continue to improve

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyIn 2014, U.S. fuel ethanol production reached 14.3 billion gallons of ethanol fuel, the highest level ever. The growth in U.S. fuel ethanol production has outpaced growth in corn consumed as feedstock. READ MORE

May 13, 2015

In Depth: Ethanol Biorefinery Boosts Local Corn Production

BY Lyndon Anderson Found In:Feedstocks, BusinessBlue Flint Ethanol stimulates corn expansion in McLean County, North Dakota. READ MORE