Kwik Trip recognized with ethanol marketing award in Iowa

Ethanol Producer - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:55
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey has announced Kwik Trip Inc. and the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott as winners of the 2018 Secretary’s Ethanol and Biodiesel Marketing Awards. Kwik Trip currently sells E15 at 25 locations within the state.

Evogene: Positive results in corn bio-stimulant field trials

Ethanol Producer - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:49
Evogene Ltd. recently announced highly promising second-year field trial results for its bio-stimulant microbial seed treatments for the improvement of corn yield, which are under exclusive license to DuPont Pioneer.

USDA raises estimate for corn production in January WASDE

Ethanol Producer - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:17
The USDA has released its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report for January, reporting larger corn production, increased food, seed and industrial use, lower estimates for feed and residual use, and reporting greater stocks.

USDA awards Attis $3 million grant for lignin technology

Ethanol Producer - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:14
Meridian Waste Solutions Inc. has announced the USDA awarded its subsidiary, Attis Innovations, a $3 million grant to support the commercialization of patented and patent-pending lignin conversion and refining technologies.

CropEnergies reports increased revenues, production volumes

Ethanol Producer - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:25
European ethanol producer CropEnergies has announced its revenues for the first three quarters of the 2017-’18 financial year increased by 20 percent. The increase is primarily attributed to higher production volumes.

IRFA elects officers, executive committee for 2018

Ethanol Producer - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:22
The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association recently elected its board of directors, officers, and executive committee for 2018. Eamonn Byrne of Lakeview Plymouth Energy has been selected to serve a second term as president.

ADM partners with PNNL to produce biobased propylene glycol

Ethanol Producer - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:20
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced an Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy success story where Archer Daniels Midland partnered with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to become a leading producer of biobased propylene glycol.

EIA predicts increased ethanol consumption in 2018, 2019

Ethanol Producer - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:14
The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the January edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that ethanol production in 2018 and 2019 will be maintained at the 2017 level.

Dürr joins the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association

Ethanol Producer - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:11
Dürr Systems Inc. has become the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association's latest vendor member. The company provides environmental and energy-solutions, including a single rotary valve regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) system.

Researchers make grasses more digestible

Ethanol Producer - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:08
An international team of researchers has uncovered a way to make grasses more digestible. The achievement promises improved feed for ruminants and better biomass for biofuel production, with economic and environmental benefits for both.

Japan opens comment period on proposal to allow US corn ethanol

Ethanol Producer - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:47
Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has opened a public comment period on proposed changes to its ethanol policy that would allow for the import of U.S. corn ethanol for use in the production of bio-ETBE.