November 22, 2022

USDA seeks comments on implementation of climate-smart ag funds

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe Inflation Reduction Act, signed by President Joe Biden in August, allocated nearly $20 billion to support climate-smart agriculture. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is now seeking comments inform how it will implement those funds. READ MORE

November 21, 2022

EPA announces members of ag, rural communities advisory committee

BY U.S. EPA Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyU.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan has announced the appointment of 20 members, including the new committee chair and committee vice-chair to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

UNICA: Ethanol production, sales up in late October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, FeedstocksUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data that indicates sugarcane processing was up in late October when compared to the same period of 2021. Ethanol production and sales were also up. READ MORE

November 16, 2022

Opinion: Ethanol is Ready to Truly Get Off the Ground

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyEthanol Producer Magazine's editor previews the feature articles in the publication's December edition while reflecting on the rise of EVs, the promise of higher-level ethanol blends and the enormity of the industry's burgeoning SAF opportunity. READ MORE

November 15, 2022

Senate ag committee holds hearing on Farm Bill energy programs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Senate Ag Committee on Nov. 15 continued its work to develop the 2023 Farm Bill with a hearing focused on rural development and energy programs, including HBIIP, REAP, the BioPreferred Program, and 9003 loan guarantee program. READ MORE

November 14, 2022

Ethanol production in Brazil expected to increase 9% this year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessTotal ethanol production in Brazil is expected to be up nearly 9 percent this year, with fuel ethanol production up by nearly 8 precent, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

November 09, 2022

USDA maintains forecast for corn use in ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:FeedstocksThe USDA maintained its forecast for 2022-’23 corn use in ethanol in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Nov. 9. The forecasts for corn production and ending stocks were raised. READ MORE

November 07, 2022

RFA, allies urge Congress to act swiftly to avoid rail shutdown

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association and nearly 200 other organizations representing a broad swath of the agricultural value chain have urged Congress to act quickly to prevent a rail strike and service shutdown on Nov. 19. READ MORE

November 07, 2022

Opinion: Sugarcane Ethanol’s Ongoing Benefit to California

BY Leticia Phillips Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business, Policy, RetailerThe future is bright for sugarcane ethanol, as it is poised to help meet LCFS goals while reducing the carbon intensity of hard-to-electrify sectors. Plus, new markets for the low-CI biofuel, including green hydrogen production, look promising. READ MORE