15 hours ago

European Parliament approves REDII

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe European Parliament approved new targets for renewables, energy efficiency and second-generation biofuels when it voted to confirm a provisional agreement reached with the European Council in June on a revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). READ MORE

15 hours ago

USGC marketing results in additional corn, DDGS sales to Mexico

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyUtilizing Market Access Program funds, the USGC's Mexico office sponsored a group of cattle feeders from Mexico during a trade mission to Kansas in August 2017. The visit resulted in increased yellow corn and DDGS sales. READ MORE

November 12, 2018

UK publishes updated data on sustainable biofuel supply

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe U.K. Department for Transport has published preliminary data on its Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation for a portion of 2018, including data on how much ethanol met U.K. sustainability requirements. READ MORE

November 09, 2018

ePURE: New ethanolfacts.eu website launches

BY ePURE Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyEthanol Facts, a new online resource for information about renewable ethanol, launched Nov. 6 as part of an effort to help inform the public about the production, use, sustainability and importance of ethanol as a renewable fuel. READ MORE

November 08, 2018

Green Plains releases Q3 results, discusses E15, exports markets

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyGreen Plains Inc. has released third quarter financial results, reporting a $12.5 million net loss. The company also discussed the sale of several assets, plant improvement projects, and the importance of E15 and export markets to the industry. READ MORE

November 08, 2018

Growth Energy: Drivers across US top 6 billion miles on E15

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyOn Nov. 8, Growth Energy announced that American drivers have driven another billion miles, totaling 6 billion, on E15—a fuel with 15 percent biofuel that is approved for all 2001 and newer vehicles. READ MORE

November 07, 2018

USGC leadership visits Mexico

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyLeaders from the U.S. feed grains value chain traveled together to Mexico last week to meet with longtime customers and incoming officials from the Mexican government on the heels of the recently-concluded U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement negotiations. READ MORE

November 05, 2018

USDA ups forecasts for corn use in ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe USDA has released selected tables prepared for its upcoming USDA Agricultural Projections to 2028 report, which is scheduled for full release in February. One of the charts illustrates the USDA’s expectations for corn use in ethanol production. READ MORE

November 02, 2018

USDA seeks to revise, extend information collection on BIP grants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyUSDA’s Farm Service Agency has opened a public comment period on the revision and extension of a currently approved information collection associated with FSA Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership Grants to states. READ MORE