Operations

February 20, 2020

In Depth: A Natural Fit

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE MARCH ISSUE: Some ethanol plants are turning to alternative cleaning methods and naturally derived products that are more environmentally friendly than traditional chemicals. READ MORE

February 20, 2020

Opinion: March On

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, BusinessFROM THE MARCH ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about alternative cleaning methods, a study that highlights the befits of various fractionation techniques, developments in yeast strains, and more. READ MORE

February 19, 2020

Study: Ethanol contributed $2.31 billion to Minnesota GDP in 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, RetailerA new study conducted by ABF Economics for the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association has determined Minnesota’s ethanol industry contributed approximately $2.31 billion to the state’s gross domestic product (GDP) last year. READ MORE

February 18, 2020

Novozymes launches Innova Fit yeast technology

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessNovozymes announced the launch of its next yeast technology, Innova Fit, on Feb. 10. The company said the non-GM yeast product eliminates production constraints caused by conventional and basic yeasts. READ MORE

February 18, 2020

In Depth: A Combined Approach

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, BusinessFROM THE MARCH ISSUE: Partnered expertise helps yeast developers keep up with evolution in the ethanol industry. READ MORE

February 17, 2020

The Andersons reports profitable Q4 for ethanol group

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessThe Andersons Inc. reported a profitable Q4 for its ethanol group during a Feb. 13 earnings call, but noted a difficult margin environment is expected to continue. The company also reported its Element plant is producing cellulosic ethanol. READ MORE

February 17, 2020

Green Plains to focus on high-protein feed products

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. officials announces plans to transform into an ag tech-focused company that produces sustainable high-protein and novel feed ingredients in addition to biofuels during a fourth quarter earnings call held Feb. 11. READ MORE

February 14, 2020

USGC visits beef operation in Nicaragua

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessLocated in Nicaragua, the operation includes 60,000 to 70,000 head of cattle, and uses U.S. corn rolled and mixed with mombasa, a tropical grass. READ MORE

February 13, 2020

Aqua feed: The next frontier for DDGS demand in Southeast Asia

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. Grains Council is specifically targeting the aquaculture industry in Southeast Asia as one of the next big demand growth opportunities for U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS). READ MORE