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11 hours ago

ITA seeking nominations for renewable energy committee

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has published a notice announcing plans to reestablish its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Committee and solicit membership nominations. READ MORE

11 hours ago

RFA holding second octane webinar on July 7

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Foundation, the education and research arm of the Renewable Fuels Association, is hosting the second of five webinars focused on ethanol’s unique octane properties on July 7. The one-hour event will start at 11:00 a.m. CT. READ MORE

11 hours ago

USGC workshop in Peru promotes US sorghum, DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council, in partnership with the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service office in Lima, recently hosted technical workshops in Peru, focused on the nutritional value of U.S. sorghum and distillers dried grains with solubles. READ MORE

June 29, 2016

Kosher distillers corn oil opens market prospects for glycerin

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Operations, Markets, BusinessWith nearly a fifth of the U.S. biodiesel feedstock market share, corn oil from the ethanol production process is contributing more glycerin to the marketplace. But if that oil is not kosher, the market opportunities for its glycerin are limited. READ MORE

June 29, 2016

Corn prices bounce up and down during last month

BY Jason Sagebiel and Geoffrey Utecht, INTL FCStone Found In:MarketsThe corn market has seen increased volatility n the past month with some abrupt swings. READ MORE

June 29, 2016

Natural gas prices rally

BY Andy Huenefeld, U.S. Energy Found In:MarketsBeginning in late May, the natural gas market came under upside pressure. After becoming the prompt-month NYMEX contract, July 2016 rallied sharply, dragging deliveries for the balance of summer upward with it. READ MORE

June 28, 2016

Visits by USGC consultant promote low-oil DDGS in Taiwan

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council office in Taiwan had a consultant visit the country late last month to bolster ongoing efforts to promote the use of low-oil U.S. distillers dried grain with solubles (DDGS) in poultry rations. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

2016 National Advanced Biofuels Conference wraps in Milwaukee

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe 2016 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this week, hosting a number of panels surrounding the advanced biofuels and biobased chemical industries. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

House hearing focuses on RFS implementation

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn June 22, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy and Power Subcommittee held a hearing on the renewable fuel standard (RFS). The event featured testimony from government officials, biofuel supporters and other stakeholders. READ MORE