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Tweet In Iowa, Dow AgroSciences and MS Technologies announced that the USFDA has completed its consultation for Enlist E3 soybeans. The agency has no further questions based on submitted data that concluded Enlist E3 soybeans are not different in composition, safety, and other relevant parameters from soybean-derived food and feed currently on the market. This […]
Tweet In Missouri, a research effort to increase the amount of oleic acid found in soybean oil is already underway after the FDA announced its conclusion that trans fats are unsafe in food at the University of Missouri. Developing high oleic acid content traits in soybeans would avoid genetically modifying the beans, and could benefit […]
Tweet In New York, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed an effective catalyst could replace costly platinum in the production of hydrogen. The catalyst, made from renewable soybeans and abundant molybdenum metal, produces hydrogen, cost-effective manner, potentially increasing the use of this clean energy source. Assisting in the research […]
Tweet In New York, the Dow Jones ended 2012 down 1.14%, but with the single commodity index for soybeans shooting up 23.85% in year-end returns. Soybean meal also skyrocketed 48.94%, and on the downside, natural gas ended the year down 30.70%. More on the story.
Tweet In Illinois, Rich Feltes, senior vice president and director of commodity research at MF Global, told attendees at the Reuters Food and Agriculture Summit that he expected December corn futures to trade in the $3.50-$3.80 per bushel range through the spring and summer of 2010, and projected a price of $8.50 per bushel as […]
Tweet OK, you have a carbon strategy, and that’s good. But how’s your hydrogen strategy coming along? In our “100 Fortune Cookies,” we put it as plainly as we could: “You will never have enough affordable hydrogen.” Perhaps that is the attractor in the news from little-known Solarvest Bioenergy, when they announced third party confirmation […]
Tweet I’ve been meaning for some time to organize a comprehensive look at the turbulent journey towards cleaner fuels and the clean economy – something dramatically more dynamic, visual, and comprehensive than we’ve ever done. Today, Wipe Me Daddy, I’m Dirty: the Turbulent Journey Towards Cleaner Fuels debuts at biofuelsdigest.com. What’s it about? It’s about […]
Tweet Tired of corn, corn, corn or cane, cane, cane? There are 101 feedstocks in the biofuels canon. Here’s what’s up with each of them, and all of them. In Florida, Biofuels Digest released its annual Guide to biofuels feedstocks, tracking 10,658 items published in the Digest in the past 48 months on 101 feedstocks […]
Tweet So, NBB packs it up and the delegates go home. What are the trends — what’s are the takeaways? The Digest’s overall take — and items heard on the floor this week. In California, NBB is now officially over. Key trends? We saw four. 1. In general, traffic and spirits were down from previous […]
Tweet Snubbed by Washington as the EPA slashes biodiesel targets despite record production. Now, the National Biodiesel Board gathers for its annual convention, in San Diego, to chart the next moves on its innovative path. What could biodiesel 2.0 look like? Can it really lop 70-80 cents per gallon off the cost by opening up […]