More in Ethanol

  • May 13, 2013

    RFA, Growth Energy and ACE to discuss ethanol policy at FEW general session

    The General Session at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) next month (which will feature top executives from the Renewable Fuel Assn., Growth Energy and the American Coalition for Ethanol) should help the industry better understand where the market is heading into 2014, says the president of BBI International....More
  • May 10, 2013

    Sweet sorghum juice, corn mash combination found to boost ethanol production

    Sweet sorghum juice may help ethanol producers diversify their feedstocks and serve as a bridge to the next generation of biofuels....More
  • May 3, 2013

    Ethanol most important value-added market for grain producers, RFA says

    “There is no credible evidence whatsoever to support the notion that the RFS is adversely affecting consumer food prices."...More
  • Apr 26, 2013

    Ethanol facility restarts, production on the rise

    Strengthening ethanol prices, reduced feedstock costs, export demand and strong demand for distillers grains have been "helpful in terms of propping up price and putting some strength back in the market.”...More
  • Apr 12, 2013

    Ethanol advocates fight bill at Capitol that that would cut production

    Growth Energy, a coalition of U.S. ethanol supporters, met on Capitol Hill this week to counter mounting attacks made by the oil industry to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard....More
  • Apr 11, 2013

    Goodlatte introduces legislation to eliminate RFS

    "The [bill's] authors state they want a 'free market' for energy, but they do nothing to end the billions in subsidies to Big Oil."...More
  • Mar 26, 2013

    Engine Products Group asks for Supreme Court review related to E15

    "We will push on to protect our consumers from the engine failure and product harm that comes from misfueling with E15,” says OPEI's Kris Kiser....More
  • Mar 24, 2013

    Poet says its corn stover removal rates are sustainable

    Bioenergy producer Poet-DSM last week issued a response to a Purdue report stating that removing corn stover from fields can have negative effects on the environment, such as greenhouse gas emissions and erosion. Poet stated that the levels of stover removal instituted in its contracts with corn growers are below the amount found to increase soil erosion or have measurable affects on nitrogen loss....More
  • Mar 22, 2013

    ACE sees strong political support for RFS

    "We expect that the RFS will remain intact despite the oil industry spending millions to repeal it.”...More
  • Mar 21, 2013

    Corn stover collection has trade-offs, Purdue study finds

    "Some crop rotation and tillage combinations are more environmentally benign than others."...More
  • Dec 3, 2012

    Corn stover key ingredient for new DuPont cellulosic ethanol biorefinery

    DuPont recently broke ground on a new 30-million-gallon cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa. The plant is expected to require 350,000 tons of corn stover annually when it begins operation in 2014. DuPont Pioneer’s Andy Heggenstaller talks about the efforts to develop a steady supply of the feedstock from farmers in a 30-mile radius of Nevada (Neh VAY Duh)....More
  • Nov 26, 2012

    Syngenta increases involvement in ethanol market

    Growers will begin planting Enogen corn under contract in spring 2013 and deliver the grain to a Kansas ethanol plant next fall....More
  • Nov 16, 2012

    EPA keeps renewable fuels levels in place, livestock and poultry industry vow to fix “misguided policy”

    “How many more jobs and family farms have to be lost before we change this misguided policy and create a level playing field on the free market for the end users of corn?” the coalition asked....More
  • Oct 26, 2012

    BP cancels plans for cellulosic ethanol plant

    BP has cancelled its plans to build a cellulosic ethanol plant in the U.S., but has completed construction of its joint venture 110 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Hull, England and is expanding sugarcane ethanol mills in Brazil....More
  • Aug 10, 2012

    Ag players at odds over RFS

    "Waiving the RFS mandate for ethanol may have a smaller impact on the price of corn or the quantity of corn available for feed than many expect."...More
  • Jul 27, 2012

    API sues EPA over cellulosic biofuels quota

    "They lost the first time and we think they’re going to lose again,” said Growth Energy's Frohlich about the American Petroleum Institute's lawsuit against the EPA concerning the cellulosic biofuels quota....More
  • Jul 13, 2012

    First service station to offer E15 stirs controversy

    "It’s time to move past the nonsense and constructively work to bring Americans the choice at the pump they want and deserve," said Renewable Fuels Association President Bob Dinneen....More
  • Jul 11, 2012

    Biomass harvesting shows minimal impact on soil

    “From the beginning we’ve said we would pay close attention to the data in determining our contracts with farmers. We’re clearly well within the limits of what the research says is responsible biomass harvesting.”...More
  • Jul 3, 2012

    Commercial cellulosic ethanol a reality, DuPont Industrial Biosciences president says

    Four cellulosic ethanol facilities under construction could eventually produce 110 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year. These facilities alone could generate more than $60 million in additional annual revenue for farmers, said Jim Collins, president, DuPont Industrial Biosciences....More
  • Jun 29, 2012

    Cellulosic ethanol commercialization getting closer, but still dependent on RFS

    The RFS is the single largest reason Abengoa Bioenergy (as one example) has invested millions in developing technologies for the production of cellulosic ethanol....More
  • Jun 27, 2012

    Heat-tolerant enzyme for cellulosic ethanol production isolated from Russian hot springs

    This enzyme can function in temperatures up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit compared to fungal enzymes that cannot function in such extreme temperatures....More

Continuing Education
New Course

Accredited for 2 hours/CCA Soil & Water credits. The 2,000 member...

Keeping crop protection chemicals on the crop for which they are intended has been a...

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×