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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

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 18, 2019

Opinion: A New Year for UNICA

BY Leticia Phillips Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, PolicyFROM THE APRIL ISSUE: UNICA welcomes new president and CEO. READ MORE

March 15, 2019

In Depth: Optimal Efficiency

BY Troy Moore Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessFROM THE APRIL ISSUE: While fermenters and evaporators get priority, pipes, pumps and ductwork shouldn’t be overlooked. READ MORE

March 08, 2019

Forecast for corn use in ethanol lowered in March WASDE

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessThe USDA has lowered its forecast for 2018-’19 corn use in ethanol by 25 million bushels in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released March 8. The WASDE report also predicts lower corn exports and larger stocks. READ MORE

March 08, 2019

UNICA: Ethanol sales up in first half of February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol sales were up during the first half of February. The increase is primarily attributed to significantly higher domestic sales of hydrous ethanol. READ MORE

March 06, 2019

Federal agencies release framework for advancing the bioeconomy

BY USDA Found In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe federal Biomass Research and Development (BR&D) Board unveiled a multi-agency strategy March 5 to accelerate innovative technologies that harness the nation’s biomass resources for affordable biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. READ MORE

March 05, 2019

ACE: Diverse coalition submits soil health comments to USDA

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyOn March 1, the American Coalition for Ethanol joined a diverse coalition in submitting comments in support of the Soil Health Demonstration Trial in response to listening sessions by the USDA on implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill. READ MORE

February 26, 2019

USDA: December corn use for ethanol up from November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, CoproductsThe USDA has released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report with data from December, reporting that corn consumed for fuel alcohol was up slightly from the previous month, but down year-over-year. READ MORE