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September 30, 2022

Minnesota awards $6.4 million in biofuel infrastructure grants

BY Minnesota Department of Agriculture Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture has awarded $6.4 million to 44 projects under its Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation Biofuels Infrastructure Grant Program. The awards will help service stations offer higher blends of ethanol. READ MORE

September 29, 2022

Minnesota drivers win with E15

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerThe Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) and KS95 FM teamed up on Sept. 22 to promote E15 at a Holiday station in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota. The event was the 10th E15 promotion held by MN Bio-Fuels this year. READ MORE

September 28, 2022

IRENA: Global biofuel, bioenergy jobs at 12.7 million in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessWorldwide renewable energy employment reached 12.7 million last year, according to a report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency. Liquid biofuels, solid biomass and biogas accounted for a combined 3.44 million of those jobs. READ MORE

September 28, 2022

USGC: DDGS center stage at global shrimp forum

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThis first Global Shrimp Forum – held in the Netherlands – was established for leaders in the shrimp industry to meet, gain access to information, share insights and build relationships. The USGC promoted U.S. DDGS at the event. READ MORE

September 26, 2022

Brazilian team visits US, gains understanding of ethanol system

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe USGC and USDA in September hosted a team of Brazilian government officials. The engagement was arranged to help the Brazilian team better understand U.S. ethanol industry certification programs, logistics and operational practices. READ MORE

September 22, 2022

UNICA: Ethanol sales up in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released updated data showing that ethanol production by mills in the country’s south-central region was down slightly in late August. Ethanol sales for the full month, however, were up. READ MORE

September 21, 2022

Growth Energy testifies in support of Michigan biofuels bill

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerGrowth Energy Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley testified before the Michigan State House Committee on Tax Policy in support of SB814, legislation that would establish a retailer tax incentive for higher ethanol blends. READ MORE

September 21, 2022

USGC works to expand DDGS use for aquaculture in Morocco

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessStaff from the U.S. Grains Council’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) office traveled to Morocco in late August to enhance its aquaculture engagement in the region, as it sees the industry as a significant growth opportunity for U.S. DDGS. READ MORE

September 20, 2022

China’s fuel ethanol consumption expected to fall in 2022

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessA report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network indicates that China’s ethanol blend rate is expected to reach only 1.8 percent this year as support wanes for previously announced biofuel policies. READ MORE