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Biofuels Digest’s 2012 New Feedstock Award: Chromatin, grain sorghum

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 […]

December 31, 2012 More

“Grain sorghum receives eligibility as feedstock under RFS.”

Today on Twitter. farmdaily: Grain #sorghum receives eligibility as feedstock under RFS #biofuels #renewablefuels #ag canadianbiomass: BEN at #crfs12 – Alliance but already with cracks around NextGen #Biofuels Fund applicability to forest sector and unique products. adamKMeyer: $10 rise in oil means $1.4b to Pentagon budget. Advanced #biofuels help reduce costs, save lives VIDEO cubouldernews: […]

December 5, 2012 More

Purdue study says grain sorghum has potential for midwestern farmers

In Indiana, an article regarding the Midwest’s capability for producing grain sorghum was published in the journal Biofuels, Bioproducts, & Biorefining by researchers from Purdue, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the University of Illinois. The article argued that sorghum is more attractive to midwestern farmers for a number of reasons: the infrastructure and grain elevators […]

June 24, 2012 More

National Farmers Union applauds EPA’s consideration of grain sorghum

In Washington, the National Farmers Union supports the use of grain sorghum as a feedstock for biofuels; they have published a press release applauding the EPA for its report on data regarding the feedstock as applicable under the RFS. “This announcement by EPA is a step in the right direction,” NFU President Roger Johnson said in […]

June 3, 2012 More

South Africa to source grain locally, sorghum production to jump

In South Africa, sorghum production may climb fivefold as the country plans to source all grain needed for biofuel production locally. “We need an additional volume of 620,000 tons of sorghum to produce enough bioethanol to meet the 2 percent inclusion rate,” Wessel Lemmer, a senior economist at Grain South Africa, said in an e-mail. […]

October 7, 2013 More

NexSteppe: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformation of a grain or grass”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for NexSteppe, nominated in the “Transformation of a grain or grass” category for its sweet sorghum. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share […]

March 9, 2014 More

Chromatin: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformation of a grain or grass”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Chromatin, nominated in the “Transformation of a grain or grass” category for its grain sorghum hybrids. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or […]

March 9, 2014 More

Ceres: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformation of a grain or grass”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Ceres, nominated in the “Transformation of a grain or grass” category for its sweet sorghum. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share […]

March 9, 2014 More

Arcadia Biosciences and DuPont Pioneer to collaborate on sorghum technology development

In California and Iowa, Arcadia Biosciences and DuPont Pioneer announced their intention to collaborate to develop enabling technology to help manage pollen flow in sorghum. This technology will help facilitate the development and deployment of agronomic and quality traits in the crop. Under the agreement, Arcadia receives exclusive global rights to develop specified Pioneer technology […]

December 2, 2013 More

Arcadia Biosciences signs deal with Pioneer to develop sorghum technology

In California, Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. and DuPont Pioneer announced their intention to collaborate to develop enabling technology to help manage pollen flow in sorghum. This technology will help facilitate the development and deployment of agronomic and quality traits in the crop. Under the agreement, Arcadia receives exclusive global rights to develop specified Pioneer technology for […]

November 21, 2013 More