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18 hours ago

Report discusses future of European ethanol industry

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessThe European Union has filed its annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network, reporting that the European Commission aims to reach an agreement on future biofuel policy by October. READ MORE

19 hours ago

Lesaffre announces acquisition of Butalco

BY Lesaffre Found In:Business Lesaffre has announced the acquisition of the start-up Butalco, a research company focused on yeast technology and the development of yeast strains for second generation of biofuels and bio based chemicals. READ MORE

19 hours ago

Spero Energy receives NSF funding

BY Purdue Research Park Found In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessA Purdue Research Park-based company whose one-step, patent-pending technology could improve the efficiency of alternative fuels and the production of fragrance products has received funding from the National Science Foundation. READ MORE

July 24, 2014

Ethanol hedge for corn farmers working as expected in 2014

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessWith corn prices the lowest in years, the question arises whether farmers who invested in ethanol plants are finding it an effective hedge. Retired Iowa State University ag economist Don Hofstrand analyzed the question in a recent newsletter. READ MORE

July 24, 2014

East Kansas Agri-Energy announces renewable diesel project

BY East Kansas Agri-Energy LLC Found In:Coproducts, BusinessEast Kansas Agri-Energy LLC has announced its intent to integrate renewable diesel production at its ethanol plant in Garnett, Kansas. The fuel will be made from the corn distillers oil already produced at the plant along with other feedstocks. READ MORE

July 24, 2014

USDA selects 36 energy facilities to accept biomass deliveries

BY USDA Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the USDA has selected 36 energy facilities in 14 states to accept biomass deliveries supported by the Biomass Crop Assistance Program, which was authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. READ MORE

July 24, 2014

Ethanol rolls into Sturgis

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association will partner with the Sturgis Buffalo Chip campground to host the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally set to take place Aug. 4–10. READ MORE

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