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Ethanol industry criticizes API-funded study on biofuel emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyRepresentatives of the U.S. ethanol industry are speaking out to criticize a University of Michigan study that claims biofuels increase carbon dioxide emissions. The study was funded in part by the American Petroleum Industry. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Advanced biorefinery proposed for eastern North Dakota

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessA biorefinery proposed to be built in Grand Forks, North Dakota, would transform low-value agricultural byproducts, including sugar beet tailings, wheat straw and potato waste, into biofuel. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Report: Canadian ethanol industry operating at full capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyCanada recently filed annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network, reporting the nation’s ethanol industry has consolidated and plants are running at capacity. READ MORE

August 15, 2016

Aemetis provides update on Edeniq, LanzaTech transactions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis Inc. has released second quarter financial results, reporting improved ethanol pricing and positive margins. The company’s planned acquisition of Edeniq is expected to close during the third quarter. READ MORE

August 12, 2016

USDA predicts record corn production at 15.2 billion bushels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessThe USDA has released the August edition of its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, forecasting corn production will reach a record 15.2 billion bushels, up 613 million from the July projection. READ MORE

August 12, 2016

RFA: Record corn, ethanol production underscore need for RFS

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyAmerica’s farmers are poised to harvest a record corn crop this fall and achieve the highest yield per acre in U.S. history, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates released Aug. 12. READ MORE

August 10, 2016

American Coalition for Ethanol conference wraps in Minneapolis

BY Tim Portz Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol used its well-attended annual gathering as a platform to launch a reinvigorated campaign for the industry to make its case for ethanol as a clean source for vitally important octane. READ MORE

August 10, 2016

DuPont cellulosic feedstock storage area experiences fire

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Aug. 5, a lightning strike caused a fire at a feedstock storage area a few miles from DuPont’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa. An estimated 10,000 bales of corn stover were lost, but the facility itself was unaffected. READ MORE

August 09, 2016

UF/IFAS research could lead to more and healthier sorghum

BY University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Found In:FeedstocksA University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher has identified two areas of the sorghum genome that could boost the plant’s resistance to the anthracnose disease. READ MORE