Feedstocks

July 27, 2016

Syngenta provides update of Enogen activity in financial results

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessSyngenta has released financial results for the first half of 2016, reporting sales of $7.1 billion, down 2 percent at constant exchange rates and 7 percent at actual rates. Net income was $1.06 billion, down 13 percent. EBITA was $1.77 billion. READ MORE

July 26, 2016

USGC: Mexican ethanol producers set sights on sorghum

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessA U.S. Grains Council trade team of Mexican ethanol producers visited Kansas and Texas last week as part of program designed to engage interest in U.S. sorghum for production of the biobased fuel. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Billion-Ton Update authors discuss report findings

BY Anna Simet Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn July 19, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute held a briefing to discuss the U.S. Department of Energy's 2016 Billion-Ton Update, its methodology and data collection strategies, findings and goals. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Report features data on EU ethanol market

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, CellulosicA report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union’s biofuel market, including data on ethanol. READ MORE

July 14, 2016

Researchers: Genetically improving sorghum could benefit biofuels

BY Genetics Society of America Found In:FeedstocksNew research conducted by a group of U.S. universities examines how genetic improvement of specific sorghum traits, with an eye toward sustainability, could help maximize the usefulness of sorghum as a bioenergy crop. READ MORE

July 13, 2016

USDA: No third quarter sugar purchases expected under FFP

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe USDA Commodity Credit Corp. recently announced it does not expect to purchase sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program during the third quarter of this year. The program encourages the domestic production of biofuels from surplus sugar. READ MORE

July 13, 2016

DOE releases update of billion-ton report on biomass

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyWithin 25 years, the U.S. could produce enough biomass to support a bioeconomy, including renewable aquatic and terrestrial biomass resources that could be used for energy and to develop products for a variety of uses and benefits. READ MORE

July 12, 2016

WASDE: Projected corn use for ethanol lowered slightly

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:FeedstocksThe USDA has released the July edition of its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, noting corn beginning stocks for 2016-’17 are lowered 7 million bushels. Corn ending stocks for 2016-’17 are projected 73 million bushels higher. READ MORE

July 08, 2016

USGC and RFA to host Export Exchange 2016 in October

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, CoproductsThe U.S. Grains Council and the Renewable Fuels Association encourage U.S. suppliers of coarse grains and coproducts, industry representatives and members of the grain trade to register now for Export Exchange 2016, to be held Oct. 24-26 in Detroit. READ MORE