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Chinese ethanol imports slip in October due to corn glut but US cargoes loading

Chinese ethanol imports slip in October due to corn glut but US cargoes loading

November 28, 2016 |

In China, the closing ethanol arbitrage window has been closing due to a glut of corn on the domestic market, helping to cut imports in October to 1,191 cu m, the lowest import figure in 17 months. The majority of imported ethanol was denatured fuel coming from South Africa, while volumes from the US, Japan […]

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ePure teams with sugar and corn to oppose EU plans to phase out convention biofuels

ePure teams with sugar and corn to oppose EU plans to phase out convention biofuels

November 21, 2016 |

In Belgium, ePure has teamed with the European sugarbeet growers association CIBE, the European sugar refiners association CEFS and the European corn growers association CEPM to express their concern about the EU strategy for low-emission mobility, which states that the European Commission is considering a gradual phase out of conventional biofuels produced from crops such […]

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The Andersons on the lookout for corn arriving infected with vomitoxin in Indiana

The Andersons on the lookout for corn arriving infected with vomitoxin in Indiana

November 21, 2016 |

In Indiana, The Andersons says it will dock farmers delivering corn to its ethanol plant near Chylmers with 4 PPM of vomitoxin and will reject those deliveries that arrive with 7 PPM or above following excessive rains during the growing season that led to conditions where the fungus can thrive. If animals ingest feed such […]

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Why Sustainable Chemicals? The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Capricorn Venture Partner’s Sustainable Chemistry Fund

Why Sustainable Chemicals? The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Capricorn Venture Partner’s Sustainable Chemistry Fund

November 20, 2016 |

Changing expectations, changing demographics in a fragile world. Those are just some of the drivers for sustainable chemistry. Performance or sustainability? Consumers demand both. Those drivers are behind a surge in sustainable chemical venture investing, and Capricorn Venture Partners has been a leader in raising and deploying capital as well as focusing strategic attention on […]

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Elite corn, without control by elites: NCGA, Benson Hill Biosystems partner to democratize corn R&D, unleash innovation

Elite corn, without control by elites: NCGA, Benson Hill Biosystems partner to democratize corn R&D, unleash innovation

November 16, 2016 |

In Missouri, Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural technology company unlocking the genetic potential of plants, today announced a strategic partnership and grant from the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA). Benson Hill’s CropOS platform empowers organizations of any size to innovate and provide growers choice, whether that be for disease, maturity or specific environmental requirements. With […]

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More algae, more animal feed: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to the Cornell Marine Algal Biofuels Consortium

More algae, more animal feed: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to the Cornell Marine Algal Biofuels Consortium

October 25, 2016 |

The Cornell Marine Algal Biofuels Consortium includes Cornell, Duke, Cellana, SOEST, San Francisco State, the University of Nordland, the University of Southern Mississippi, GIFAS and the Sahara Forest Project. The overall project aimed for productivity of 1,500 gal/acre/yr algal oil by Q4 2014 and productivity of 2,500 gal/acre/yr algal oil by Q4 2018. The goal? […]

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USGC study shows corn ethanol likely to meet Japan’s 50% GHG reduction threshold

USGC study shows corn ethanol likely to meet Japan’s 50% GHG reduction threshold

October 24, 2016 |

In Washington, a recently released U.S. Grains Council study finds that a significant portion of U.S.-produced corn ethanol will likely meet Japan’s 50 percent greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction threshold over gasoline, supporting the case for that fuel’s competitiveness and its sustainability compared to other fuel sources. These results will help the Council and its industry […]

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August corn consumption higher for ethanol production

August corn consumption higher for ethanol production

October 4, 2016 |

In Washington, the USDA said corn consumption for ethanol bumped up in August to 458.1 million bushels, up from 456.0 million bushels the previous month and up from 445.7 million bushels the previous year. In line with increased corn consumption was DDGS production that rose to 2.073 million tons from July’s 2.047 million and 1.929 […]

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July corn use for ethanol production up 7% over June

July corn use for ethanol production up 7% over June

September 8, 2016 |

In Washington, the USDA said in its September Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report that corn consumption for ethanol during July was up 7% on the month at 455 million bushels and 2% higher than during the year before. Of the total ethanol produced from corn, 89.5% was produced using dry milling while the rest […]

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National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center receives grant to study partnerships

National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center receives grant to study partnerships

August 18, 2016 |

In Illinois, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center as well as two departments of Madison County have been awarded a non-financial grant to support the study of ways to connect economic and workforce development in Madison County to education. The hope is the study will outline ways to boost job creation and training […]

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