March 14, 2018

Export Exchange 2018 scheduled for Oct. 22-24 in Minneapolis

BY U.S. Grains Council, Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyExport Exchange 2018 has been set for Oct. 22 to 24 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The event will focus on timely topics related to exports of U.S. corn, sorghum, barley, distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and related products. READ MORE

March 09, 2018

NCGA: Consider Corn Challenge winners named

BY National Corn Growers Association Found In:Coproducts, BusinessLygos, Annikki, Iowa Corn Promotion Board, Vertimass, Sasya and South Dakotas State University were recently named as winners of the National Corn Grower Association's inaugural Consider Corn Challenge. READ MORE

March 08, 2018

Pacific Ethanol to sell CO2 from its Stockton plant

BY Pacific Ethanol Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessPacific Ethanol Inc. has announced an agreement with Airgas USA LLC, an Air Liquide company, to sell CO2 from its Stockton, California, plant. Airgas plans to construct a liquid CO2 production plant adjacent to the Stockton facility. READ MORE

March 06, 2018

USDA: Corn use for fuel ethanol up year-over-year in January

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, CoproductsUSDA’s latest Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production Report shows 476 million bushels of corn went to fuel ethanol production in January, down 2 percent from December, but up 1 percent when compared to January 2017. READ MORE

February 22, 2018

RFA report: Distillers grains exports dip to 4-year low in 2017

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessU.S. exports of distillers grains—a high protein co-product of dry mill ethanol production used to feed livestock and poultry—totaled 11.08 million metric tons in 2017, according to a summary of 2017 ethanol coproduct trade data published by the RFA. READ MORE

February 20, 2018

Partners consider renewable methanol project in Rotterdam

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessA consortium of companies comprising Air Liquide, AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam has signed a project development agreement covering initial investments in an advanced waste-to-chemistry facility in Rotterdam. READ MORE

February 19, 2018

USDA releases 10-year forecasts for ethanol, biodiesel production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe USDA Economic Research Service has released updated 10-year agricultural projections through 2027. The report predicts ethanol production will increase for several years, before declining to 2016 levels toward the end of the projection period. READ MORE

February 19, 2018

USGC: Advisory teams engage on trade issues in Houston

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyGrain producers and agribusiness representatives met to help chart the operational course for the U.S. Grains Council during advisory team (A-team) meetings Feb. 13 in Houston, Texas. One A-team is dedicated to ethanol. READ MORE

February 19, 2018

Stora Enso launches lignin product to replace oil-based phenol

BY Stora Enso Found In:Coproducts, BusinessStora Enso has announced the launch of Lineo, a renewable replacement for oil-based phenolic materials which are used in resins for plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), laminated veneer lumber (LVL), paper lamination and insulation material. READ MORE