One of the trends we identified for 2013 – corn ethanol producers moving away from corn. Here’s one of the reasons why. Earlier this month, Chromatin announced it has generated the first crop of sorghum that has been grown and used for ethanol production by Pacific Ethanol, Inc.
This achievement paves the way for future opportunities to use locally grown sorghum as a versatile and resilient crop that is a more energy efficient and lower cost alternative to corn. Sorghum accounted for about 30% of Pacific Ethanol’s feedstock at the Stockton plant during the third quarter.
READ MORE: All about the feedstock, here.
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