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January 27, 2022

USDA amends program offering $700M in COVID-19 aid for biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe USDA is amending its program offering $700 million in COVID aid to biofuel producers by allowing production to meet marketing obligations or fulfill or maintain essential markets to be included in the calculations of a producer's market losses. READ MORE

January 27, 2022

Bioenergy added to DHS STEM Designated Degree Program List

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyDHS has added bioenergy to the DHS STEM Designated Degree Program List, making certain F-1 nonimmigrant students with a bioenergy degree eligible to apply for a 24-month extension of their post-completion optional practical training (OPT). READ MORE

January 27, 2022

In Depth: Reflections From The Hill

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerRenewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper talks about the state of ethanol, the industry's current regulatory priorities, and its footing under the Biden Administration. READ MORE

January 26, 2022

Reynolds introduces biofuels bill, recognizes IRFA

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerIowa Gov. Reynolds introduced legislation on Jan. 24 that aims to increase consumer access for E15 and B20 fuel blends. The following day she issued a proclamation declaring Feb. 27 as Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Day. READ MORE

January 25, 2022

ADM reports strong Q3 performance for ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessArcher Daniels Midland Co. released fourth quarter financial results on Jan. 25, reporting strong ethanol margins for the three-month period. The company is optimistic about ethanol going into 2022 and expects production to grow. READ MORE

January 25, 2022

IRFA summit focuses on policy, future market opportunities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe 2022 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, held Jan. 25, highlighted significant opportunities for growth driven by demand for advanced biofuels, such as SAF, but also addressed policy and economic concerns impacting biofuel producers. READ MORE

January 25, 2022

Growth Energy: Skor to speak at USDA’s Annual Ag Outlook Forum

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe USDA has announced that Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor will speak at the 98th Agricultural Outlook Forum, “New Paths to Sustainability and Productivity Growth.” Skor will be a featured panelist during this year’s plenary session. READ MORE

January 24, 2022

China to maintain tariffs on US DDGS during expiry review

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyChina’s antidumping and countervailing duty measures on U.S. DDGS were set to expire in January. Those measures will remain in place, however, as MOFCOM conducts an expiry review to consider a five-year extension of the measures. READ MORE

January 24, 2022

Opinion: Year-Round E15: There’s More than One Way to Peel a Banana

BY Geoff Cooper Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerWe’re not giving up on year-round E15. Far from it. We’re pushing harder than ever to restore fair market access for this cleaner-burning fuel. And we won’t stop until we’ve succeeded. READ MORE