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Australian grains group trialing certified malting barley to export to Europe for biofuels

Australian grains group trialing certified malting barley to export to Europe for biofuels

October 31, 2019 |

In Australia, the CBH Group has launched a new trial to supply certified sustainable malting barley from Western Australia to international customers as part of a pilot program in response to the growing global trend for sustainably sourced products. Since 2010, CBH Marketing and Trading has been accredited to access the European Union (EU) biofuel […]

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Stone-based toilet paper, greener goblets of liquor, algae footwear, biobased paint, fungus headphones, barley, rice, tapioca straws, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of June 13th

Stone-based toilet paper, greener goblets of liquor, algae footwear, biobased paint, fungus headphones, barley, rice, tapioca straws, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of June 13th

June 12, 2019 |

As June brings lots of celebrations and company announcements, the pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of June 13th – from things you never thought would exist like “RockRoll” toilet paper, to things you wish you had thought of like biobased vodka […]

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Midwest AgEnergy gets grant to study barley for ethanol and animal feed production

Midwest AgEnergy gets grant to study barley for ethanol and animal feed production

July 3, 2018 |

In North Dakota, thanks to a $83,810 grant from the North Dakota Industrial Commission, Midwest AgEnergy Group are looking at opportunities to use local barley as feedstock for ethanol but also for protein concentrate as fish feed to supply the growing aquaculture industry, making it the first ethanol producer in the state to potential diversify […]

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Sunoco Fulton Ethanol gets $700,000 grant to fund move into barley malting for craft beer

Sunoco Fulton Ethanol gets $700,000 grant to fund move into barley malting for craft beer

December 21, 2015 |

In New York state, Sunoco Fulton Ethanol manufacturing facility in Volney, N.Y. has received a Central New York Regional Economic Development Grant in the amount of $700,000 as part of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $1.5 Billion Upstate Revitalization Initiative announced December 10. The REDC grant, strongly supported by State Senator Patty Ritchie of […]

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Joint Genome Institute sequence barley to help boost bioenergy and food yields

Joint Genome Institute sequence barley to help boost bioenergy and food yields

September 22, 2015 |

In California, researchers generated nearly 16,000 sequences of gene-containing regions for barley, mapping approximately two-thirds of all annotated barley genes. While researchers continue to work on a complete reference sequence for the barley genome, the determination of improved sequence assemblies for the regions rich in barley genes allows the research community to conduct comparative genomics […]

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Proposed Idaho ethanol plant to use barley and potatoes

Proposed Idaho ethanol plant to use barley and potatoes

December 2, 2014 |

In Idaho, the ethanol plant proposed in Greenleaf would use potatoes and barley as feedstock. A facility running on potatoes a few miles down the road closed in 2004, causing doubt among the local industry as to whether the new facility will work. The facility would use fractionation technology to separate the starch from the grain […]

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USDA teams with MMP to produce fish feed from barley byproduct

USDA teams with MMP to produce fish feed from barley byproduct

July 14, 2014 |

In Montana, a process that improves the nutritional value of barley for use in fish feed has been developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Montana Microbial Products LLC (MMP) of Missoula, Montana. Barley typically contains about 10 to12 percent protein, but 40 to 60 percent protein is needed in diets […]

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Barley farmers seek options in wake of Appomattox surrender

Barley farmers seek options in wake of Appomattox surrender

[ 0 ] May 26, 2011 |

In Virginia, farmers who had planted barley in hopes of supplying the Appomattox Bio Energy plant that will now be sold before it is even commissioned are being told not to worry, the intermediary agricultural company will market the grain anyway. Some farmers have said they won’t plant barley in the autumn in hopes of […]

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Osage Bio Energy cancels startup, puts barley ethanol plant up for sale

Osage Bio Energy cancels startup, puts barley ethanol plant up for sale

[ 0 ] May 24, 2011 |

In Virginia, Osage Bio Energy announced that its board of directors has decided to market the company for sale. The company has also decided not to start production at its Appomattox Bio Energy ethanol plant in Hopewell, Virginia in conjunction with the sales process. As a result of this action, the company will implement a […]

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Mitsubishi reaches $1.10 per liter target for rice straw, barley straw ethanol

Mitsubishi reaches $1.10 per liter target for rice straw, barley straw ethanol

[ 0 ] April 26, 2011 |

In Japan, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd has developed technology for ethanol production from rice and barley straw below the target price of $1.10 per liter. Verification of the technology has been conducted as a joint project involving the government, academia, and the agricultural and industrial sectors in Hyogo Prefecture, supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, […]

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