Dinneen laments policy barriers, praises ethanol industry at FEW

Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, told attendees of the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo that the industry needs to work to increase ethanol demand. It’ll be driven by the Renewable Fuel Standard, he said.
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FEW panelist joins discussion via live feed from Mexico

Kristy Moore, principal for KMoore Consulting, was live via Skype from Mexico during the Exports Update general session panel at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo in Minneapolis. Mexico recently announced it will allow E10 blends.
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Bayrock, Cooper receive 2017 FEW awards

Geoff Cooper received the High Octane Award and Dennis Bayrock was recognized with the Award of Excellence during the the 2017 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. Two Kathy Bryan Memorial Scholarship recipients were also named.
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US ethanol organizations applaud Mexico’s adoption of E10

The Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission has announced a change that will increase the maximum amount of ethanol that can be blended in gas supplies from 5.8 percent to 10 percent, except in the cities of Monterrey, Guadalajara and Mexico City.
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Novozymes adds yeast to bioenergy portfolio

Novozymes, the Denmark-based world leader in industrial enzyme development, is expanding its bioenergy offerings to include yeast. For the ethanol industry, the yeast line is expected to increase efficiency and boost yield.
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Study digs more deeply into DDGS supplemental feed value

Researchers at Texas A&M University have found that DDGS increases the rate at which cattle digest bermudagrass, but decreases the overall digestibility of the forage.
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ARC awards $1.5 million to support biorefinery center at ASC

The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded $1.5 million to New York-based Alfred State College to support its Biorefinery Development and Commercialization Center project, which aims to leverage wood resources to create sustainable business.
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UNICA reports continued delays in sugarcane harvest

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced 31.59 million tons of sugarcane were processed by mills in the south-central region during the second half of May, down 2.83 percent when compared to the same period of last year.
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USGC: Trade agreements a good deal For US feed grains

Trade equals huge success for exports of U.S. feed grains in all forms, particularly to the 20 countries with which the United States has a free trade agreement (FTA), according to the U.S. Grains Council.
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Hazlett selected to lead USDA Rural Development agencies

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has named Anne Hazlett to lead USDA’s Rural Development agencies. Hazlett, who’s title will be assistant to the secretary for Rural Development, will report directly to Perdue.
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Biofuel groups applaud senate hearing RVP waiver bill

On June 14, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on legislation that aims to extend the 1 pound per square inch (psi) Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to gasoline blends that contain more than 10 percent ethanol.
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Edeniq secures $5 million in growth equity

Edeniq Inc. recently announced it has secured commitments for $5 million in additional equity to support existing customer workload, rapidly grow the pipeline, and roll out technology enhancements.
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DOE names new director of ORNL

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry recently announced the appointment of Thomas Zacharia as the new Director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He was unanimously selected by the UT-Battelle board of governors to succeed Thom Mason.
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UNICA: CTC’s genetically modified sugarcane approved

In Brazil, CTNBio - National Biosafety Technical Commission, has approved the commercial use of the first genetically-modified sugarcane developed by the Brazilian sugarcane breeding and technology company Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira.
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