Dirt work begins on Ringneck Energy as project details finalized

Two critical steps need to be finalized on the proposed 70 MMgy corn/milo ethanol plant at Onida, South Dakota, but Walt Wendland, president and chairman, is confident the last details will be finalized in the first months of the year.
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Iowa sets ethanol production record at 4 billion gallons in 2015

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association recently announced that Iowa’s 43 ethanol plants produced over 4 billion gallons during 2015, up slightly from 3.9 billion gallons in 2014. Iowa continues to be the number one ethanol producing state.
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FTC finalizes proposed labeling requirements for ethanol blends

The Federal Trade Commission has announced final amendments regarding ethanol blends above E10 to its fuel rating rule, which determines the fuel rating that appears on pump labels and how octane levels are calculated.
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USDA highlights 2015 bioeconomy achievements

The USDA has released a list of its 2015 top achievements. The list includes several achievements that have benefited the biofuel and bioenergy sectors, including funding for ethanol fuel pumps and progress with the BioPreferred Program.
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UK DECC: Ethanol consumption down slightly

The U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change has released third quarter energy statistics, reporting biodiesel consumption was down 35 percent during the third quarter of 2015, while ethanol consumption was down by 3.3 percent.
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Purdue engineer receives top award from Obama

Nancy Ho, founder and president of Green Tech America Inc. and a research professor emerita in Purdue University's School of Chemical Engineering, will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama.
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NCGA action teams gather to focus on 2016

The National Corn Growers Association's Corn Board, action teams and committees recently convened in St. Louis to delve into the issues and opportunities that will impact corn farmers across the country during the coming year.
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Project aims to lower cellulase cost through enzyme recycling

In November, an international consortium led by Autodisplay Biotech GmbH started Pathway EFB, a collaborative research and development project to lower cellulase cost in the production of biofuels and biobased chemicals.
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USDA trade mission spurs record ethanol exports to China

The USDA recently announced a significant jump in ethanol exports to China this year, following a USDA-led trade mission to the country last year. China currently accounts for nearly 20 percent of all foreign sales of U.S. agricultural products.
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Growth Energy, New Holland announce sweepstakes winner

Growth Energy and New Holland Agriculture have announced the 2015 Growth Energy Individual Member Sweepstakes winner. Bill Howell was presented with a 47 hp tractor customized with Growth Energy racing decals at Haley Equipment in Carroll, Iowa.
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