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6 hours ago

Growth Energy urges DOT to expedite ethanol rail shipments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerOn March 22, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao urging the agency to help expedite rail delivery of biofuels amid historic flooding in the Midwest. READ MORE

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EPA: 32.02 million cellulosic RINs generated in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for February, reporting that nearly 1.49 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 32.02 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

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UNICA: Ethanol sales, production of corn ethanol up

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released ethanol production and sales data for the second half of February, reporting sales of ethanol surpassed 5 billion liters (1.32 billion gallons) during the first two months of 2019. READ MORE

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Evonik launches fast, reliable test for DDGS quality

BY Evonik Found In:Coproducts, BusinessEvonik has launched a new fast and easy-to-use analytical service to test DDGS. The new AMINORED 2.0 test allows users to rapidly and reliably evaluate the nutritional value of corn DDGS used in feed production, detecting the impact of processing. READ MORE

March 21, 2019

EIA: US ethanol stocks reach record high 24.412 million barrels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyData released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration March 20 indicates weekly U.S. ending stocks of fuel ethanol set a new record the week ending March 15, reaching 24.412 million barrels. READ MORE

March 21, 2019

Rex reports recent improvement in margins

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessOn March 21, Rex American Resources Inc. released fiscal fourth quarter 2018 financial results, reporting its ethanol operations are being impacted by a continuing low margin environment and flooding in the Midwest. READ MORE

March 21, 2019

DOE: Biomass R&D advisory committee to meet March 27-28

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced its Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee will meet March 27-28 in Arlington, Virginia. The event is open to members of the public. READ MORE

March 20, 2019

USGC: Ethanol, DDGS exports up during 2018-‘19 marketing year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyAnalysis recently released by the U.S. Grains Council shows U.S. exports of ethanol and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) were up significantly during the first four months of the 2018-’19 marketing year. READ MORE

March 20, 2019

IRFA: Study finds biofuels have crucial impact on Iowa’s economy

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIRFA members climbed Iowa’s capitol hill on March 20 to meet with state legislators, armed with a newly-released study that declares biofuels are responsible for over 48,000 Iowa jobs and more than $2.5 billion in Iowa household income. READ MORE