March 16, 2018

UNICA: Domestic sales of hydrous ethanol up in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced domestic sales of hydrous ethanol remained high in February, up nearly 38 percent when compared to the volume sold during the same period of last year. READ MORE

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 13, 2018

Syngenta corn class action lawsuit settles for $1.51 Billion

BY Hare Wynn Newell & Newton LLP Found In:Feedstocks, BusinessA $1.51 billion settlement has been reached in the nationwide class action lawsuit filed in Kansas federal court over Syngenta's genetically modified corn seed. Ethanol plants are among those covered by the settlement. READ MORE

March 08, 2018

Bill aims to dismantle RFS, limit biofuel blending

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn March 8, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., introduced companion bills that aim to dismantle the Renewable Fuel Standard and sunset blending obligations for conventional, advanced, cellulosic, and biomass-based diesel fuels. READ MORE

March 08, 2018

WASDE forecasts increased corn use for ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessThe USDA has released the March edition of its world Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, predicting increased corn exports and increased corn use for ethanol production in 2017-‘18. 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

March 05, 2018

UNICA: Hydrous ethanol sales up in first half of February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced mills in the south-central region of Brazil sold 614.3 million liters (162.28 million gallons) of hydrous ethanol during the first half of February. READ MORE

March 02, 2018

Researchers triple the number of grains in sorghum

BY Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Found In:Feedstocks, BusinessScientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have figured out how a simple genetic modification can boost the sorghum's yield. By lowering the level of a key hormone, the change allows the crop to generate more flowers and more seeds. READ MORE

February 28, 2018

Syngenta: Enogen premiums to growers top $100 million in 2018

BY Syngenta Found In:Feedstocks, BusinessSince its introduction, Enogen corn has provided corn growers the opportunity to earn a per-bushel premium. Syngenta has announced that premiums-to-date paid to Enogen corn growers are expected to surpass $100 million during 2018. READ MORE