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NuSeed acquires Agrisoma carinata assets

NuSeed acquires Agrisoma carinata assets

November 25, 2019 |

In Louisiana, longtime industry executive Glenn Johnston said that NuSeed has acquired the carinata assets of Canadian agricultural pioneer Agrisoma. Johnston was speaking at the IATA Sustainable Aviation Fuels Symposium in New Orleans and confirmed that five Agrisoma staff members have joined NuSeed, with the asset acquisition. Terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. […]

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Carinata Cover Cropping: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

Carinata Cover Cropping: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

July 4, 2019 |

Agrisoma Biosciences, Inc. has the world’s largest collection of Carinata and an extensive modern crop improvement program that allows them to select high yielding varieties ideally suited for production across a broad range of geographies. Agrisoma has commercialized Carinata in North and South America, working with hundreds of farmers on over 50,000 acres of production. […]

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Alabama governor awards Auburn University grant to study carinata viability

Alabama governor awards Auburn University grant to study carinata viability

April 15, 2019 |

In Alabama, a $39,757 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will enable Auburn University to determine if an oilseed crop can be successfully grown and marketed in Alabama as a biofuel and become another cash crop for the state’s farmers. The study will determine not only if carinata can be successfully grown in the state, […]

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Successful Carinata trial in Australia could see new industry bloom

Successful Carinata trial in Australia could see new industry bloom

November 8, 2018 |

In Australia, a successful growing trial of Carinata held in conjunction with Agrisoma BioSciences last year is boosting hopes for a future industry in the country looking for additional oilseed options beyond canola for both biofuels and other biomaterials. The crop’s resistance to diseases prevalent in canola such as white leaf spot and black leg […]

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Agrisoma lobbying to get carinata included in RED-approved feedstock list

Agrisoma lobbying to get carinata included in RED-approved feedstock list

July 9, 2018 |

In Belgium, Politico reports that Canada’s Agrisoma has hired Germany lobbying firm Alber and Geiger to help it get carinata included in the Renewable Energy Directive’s list of approved feedstock, a move that would allow for production across the EU-28 (future EU-27 by the time it’s likely approved). Already they report that the proposal has […]

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Carinata Rising: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

Carinata Rising: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

March 29, 2018 |

The production of Agrisoma’s Resonance Carinata is being expanded to multiple locations globally to provide a supply of sustainable, non-food oils for meeting the demand for sustainable biofuels. Resonance Carinata is certified sustainable by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), the global standard and certification scheme for sustainable biofuels. It is one of only four […]

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4 Minutes with…Sheeja George, Project Manager-Southeast Partnership for Advanced Renewables from Carinata, University of Florida

4 Minutes with…Sheeja George, Project Manager-Southeast Partnership for Advanced Renewables from Carinata, University of Florida

February 13, 2018 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. University of Florida-North Florida Research and Education Center has worked extensively with industrial oilseeds and now focusing on Brassica carinata for aviation fuels, coproducts and value added protein including animal feed. Through state and federal grants we aim to establish a sustainable supply […]

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Qantas flies first LA-Melbourne commercial flight on carinata-based blend

Qantas flies first LA-Melbourne commercial flight on carinata-based blend

January 29, 2018 |

In Australia, the world’s first dedicated biofuel flight between the United States and Australia, QF96 from Los Angeles to Melbourne, departed on Sunday. The historic trans-Pacific 15-hour flight operated with approximately 24,000kg of blended biofuel, saving 18,000kg in carbon emissions. Qantas will used biofuel processed from Brassica Carinata, a non-food, industrial type of mustard seed, […]

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UPM Biofuels gets RSB certification for Uruguayan carinata production

UPM Biofuels gets RSB certification for Uruguayan carinata production

January 15, 2018 |

In Finland, UPM Biofuels has received a sustainability certificate for the cultivation of the Brassica carinata crop – a new feedstock for biofuel production – in Uruguay. The RSB certification in biofuel feedstock production complements UPM Biofuels’ existing sustainability certifications like ISCC and RSB certifications for its UPM BioVerno biofuel production. Brassica carinata is an […]

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Alabama farmers look to carinata as alternative to winter wheat

Alabama farmers look to carinata as alternative to winter wheat

January 8, 2018 |

In Alabama, farmers are giving carinata a go as a winter rotation crop to see if could add value to their operations while also providing Agrisoma supplies during the off-season after its Midwest farmers have already harvested. In the Midwest, carinata is a summer crop but its cold weather tolerance means it could potentially be […]

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