Bioenergy http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6361/more en New tech makes more ethanol from corn kernels http://farmindustrynews.com/bioenergy/new-tech-makes-more-ethanol-corn-kernels <div class="node-body article-body">Company perfects a system that captures fiber from the corn kernel to make more ethanol.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/bioenergy/new-tech-makes-more-ethanol-corn-kernels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/bioenergy/new-tech-makes-more-ethanol-corn-kernels#comments Bioenergy Ethanol Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:49:00 +0000 74891 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This diagram of the ethanol process notes that the Cellerate use of corn kernel fiber is just an add-on to an existing dry mill plant, where the ethanol is made and goes right back into the final stream where it is sent to market.</p> Sygenta Optimized ethanol genetics http://farmindustrynews.com/ethanol/optimized-ethanol-genetics <div class="node-body article-body">Corn breeders are looking at ways to boost biofuel output from every bushel of corn you raise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/ethanol/optimized-ethanol-genetics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/ethanol/optimized-ethanol-genetics#comments Ethanol Ethanol Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:20:00 +0000 74881 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Enogen corn, developed to express the alpha amylase enzyme, includes input traits growers like, including above- and below&shy;ground insect protection.</p> USDA announces grants this week to stimulate bioeconomy http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/usda-announces-grants-week-stimulate-bioeconomy <div class="node-body blog-body"> Since the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program's inception, USDA has made more than $280 million in payments that have helped support production of more than 5.8 billion gallons of advanced biofuel and the equivalent of more than 58 billion kilowatt hours of electric energy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/usda-announces-grants-week-stimulate-bioeconomy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/usda-announces-grants-week-stimulate-bioeconomy#comments Biofuel Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:58:00 +0000 74671 at http://farmindustrynews.com EPA postpones finalizing 2014 renewable volume obligations in RFS until 2015 http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/epa-postpones-finalizing-2014-renewable-volume-obligations-rfs-until-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"> EPA looks to getting back on the annual statutory timeline by addressing 2014, 2015 and 2016 standards in the next calendar year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/epa-postpones-finalizing-2014-renewable-volume-obligations-rfs-until-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/epa-postpones-finalizing-2014-renewable-volume-obligations-rfs-until-2015#comments Biofuel Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:05:00 +0000 74251 at http://farmindustrynews.com 25x’25 partners urge EPA to issue guidance on flex fuel vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/25x-25-partners-urge-epa-issue-guidance-flex-fuel-vehicles <div class="node-body blog-body">“This guidance is critical to incentivize the continued production of FFVs and to support the further advancement and deployment of biofuels into the nation’s liquid transportation fuel pool; fuels which are essential to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing air quality.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/25x-25-partners-urge-epa-issue-guidance-flex-fuel-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/25x-25-partners-urge-epa-issue-guidance-flex-fuel-vehicles#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:25:00 +0000 74001 at http://farmindustrynews.com E15 approved for use in two-thirds of new vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/e15-approved-use-two-thirds-new-vehicles <div class="node-body blog-body">Auto manufacturers have approved the use of E15 in approximately two-thirds of new vehicles. This accounts for about 80 percent of the vehicles on the road today, reports the Renewable Fuels Association. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/e15-approved-use-two-thirds-new-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/e15-approved-use-two-thirds-new-vehicles#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:50:00 +0000 73481 at http://farmindustrynews.com Uncertainty clouds the future of biofuels http://farmindustrynews.com/biofuel/uncertainty-clouds-future-biofuels <div class="node-body article-body">EPA delays its ROV decision in the Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014. The uncertainty has impacted the biodiesel industry, too. EPA’s slow move on the renewable fuel standard is creating uncertainty. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biofuel/uncertainty-clouds-future-biofuels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biofuel/uncertainty-clouds-future-biofuels#comments Biofuel Biodiesel Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:45:00 +0000 73371 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Rising use of biodiesel is hampered by uncertainty over rules from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.</p> National Biodiesel Board Shaping the future of biofuels http://farmindustrynews.com/energy/shaping-future-biofuels <div class="node-body article-body">Working in 70 countries, Abengoa Bioenergy is no stranger to alternative fuel production. The company’s new Hugoton, Kan., facility uses best harvest management practices. The plant will produce 25 million gallons of ethanol, and electricity from biomass.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/energy/shaping-future-biofuels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/energy/shaping-future-biofuels#comments Energy Renewable Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:33:00 +0000 72971 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The harvest of corn and wheat stubble requires keeping best practices in mind. Abengoa works with Pacific Ag, a custom harvesting operation, to get the job done.</p> Motor Club members have reported no problems with E15 http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/motor-club-members-have-reported-no-problems-e15 <div class="node-body blog-body">" . . . rather than educating its consumers about the use of E15, AAA has done little more than add to the confusion by parroting phony concerns that were created by rigged and deliberately misinterpreted studies spoon fed to them and others by Big Oil,” said Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/motor-club-members-have-reported-no-problems-e15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/motor-club-members-have-reported-no-problems-e15#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:20:00 +0000 72941 at http://farmindustrynews.com CREW sues EPA for documents regarding RFS proposal http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crew-sues-epa-documents-regarding-rfs-proposal <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><a href="http://www.citizensforethics.org/" target="_blank">The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington</a> (CREW) this week announced it is suing the <a href="http://www.epa.gov" target="_blank">EPA</a> for failing to provide documents regarding efforts by the oil industry to influence the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/otaq/fuels/renewablefuels/" target="_blank">Renewable Fuel Standard</a> (RFS) for 2014.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crew-sues-epa-documents-regarding-rfs-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crew-sues-epa-documents-regarding-rfs-proposal#comments Bioenergy Renewable Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:27:00 +0000 72921 at http://farmindustrynews.com