28 minutes ago

Biofuel industry defends RFS during house committee hearing

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
On Dec. 11, a house subcommittee held a hearing on the recently released discussion draft of the 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act, which aims to sunset the RFS and enact a national octane specification. READ MORE

29 minutes ago

Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
On Dec. 11, the Senate voted 87 to 13 to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. The vote came one day after House and Senate ag committee leaders released the text of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report. The bill will now be considered by the House. READ MORE

31 minutes ago

WASDE reduces 2018-’19 forecast for corn use in ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business
The USDA has reduced its forecast for 2018-’19 corn use in ethanol in the December edition of its World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report. The report also predicts reduced corn imports and larger ending stocks. READ MORE

December 10, 2018

Report: Biofuels, bioproducts required to meet GHG goals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, Policy
A report released by the Biofuture Platform states that the world’s greenhouse gas reduction goals cannot be met without greater use of biofuels and bioproducts. The report also describes several barriers impeding future progress in the sector. READ MORE

December 10, 2018

USGC welcomes Husker Ag as new member

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Business
The U.S. Grains Council is pleased to welcome Husker Ag LLC as a new member. Husker Ag is a predominantly farmer-owned ethanol plant that grinds 35 million bushels of corn per year to produce about 76 million gallons of denatured ethanol. READ MORE

December 10, 2018

A crustacean could hold secret to making wood-based biofuels

BY University of York Found In:Cellulosic
Scientists studying the digestive system of a curious wood-eating crustacean have discovered it may hold the key to sustainably converting wood into biofuel. Gribble are small marine invertebrates that have evolved eat wood washed into the sea. READ MORE

December 07, 2018

UNICA: Increased sales of hydrous ethanol continue into November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business
UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol sales by production units in the south-central region of the country were up during the first half of November. The volume of sugarcane milled, however, was down. READ MORE

December 07, 2018

USGC helps capture US DDGS potential in Cambodia

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business
Growing demand for meat in Cambodia has spurred a commensurate increase in imports of U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), corn gluten feed and meal and the first major U.S. corn purchase in recent history. READ MORE


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