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FAPRI study shows lower prices for corn and soybeans

FAPRI study shows lower prices for corn and soybeans

September 18, 2014 |

In Missouri, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri says larger corn and soybean crops translate into lower projected 2014/15 prices for many grains and oilseeds. Corn prices drop to $3.50 per bushel, soybeans to $9.92 per bushel and wheat to $5.91. In all three cases, these projected prices […]

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FAPRI sees $4 corn and $10 soybeans but little increased ethanol demand

FAPRI sees $4 corn and $10 soybeans but little increased ethanol demand

March 19, 2014 |

In Missouri, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri has released its baseline briefing book for agriculture and biofuels in the US. The reports shows the likelihood of $4 corn and $10 soybeans with fewer corn acres planted and more soybeans planted. It also anticipates the RFS to remain in […]

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Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist E3 soybeans successfully complete FDA consultation

Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist E3 soybeans successfully complete FDA consultation

December 23, 2013 |

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 advanced […]

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Missouri project to heighten oleic acid content in soybeans

Missouri project to heighten oleic acid content in soybeans

November 18, 2013 |

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 the […]

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Soybeans used with molybdenum to create catalyst for hydrogen production

Soybeans used with molybdenum to create catalyst for hydrogen production

April 29, 2013 |

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 were […]

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Dow Jones releases year-end index results, soybeans are a winner

Dow Jones releases year-end index results, soybeans are a winner

January 7, 2013 |

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.

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Biodiesel 2015: The top 14 trends for the new year

Biodiesel 2015: The top 14 trends for the new year

January 20, 2015 |

New technologies, new markets, new research and most of the same policy challenges, as we look at the 14 top trends for 2015. This morning, the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo opens in Ft. Worth, just hours before President Obama delivers what is expected to be a realistic-legislation-free State of the Union Address in Washington. […]

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Making Indirect Land Use Change Go Away

Making Indirect Land Use Change Go Away

January 14, 2015 |

As the specter of falling oil prices spooks the sector, here’s good news from the Land of ILUC — a shocker study pointing a way towards mitigating or eliminating that infamous scourge of carbon-scoring for biofuels. There are two types of stories in the world of biofuels. There are the fascinating stories we can’t wait […]

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The 41 Weirdest Things Ever Used to Make Biofuels

The 41 Weirdest Things Ever Used to Make Biofuels

December 30, 2014 |

Bunnies, liposuction fat, Prince Charles’ leftover wine, day-old whale, the human poo bus, fire ants dipped in hexane, old beer, raging fireballs, vibrating blobs, dope, and even the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Take your pick and, yep, it’s all true, as the Digest discovers. IF YOU’RE ONLY AN OCCASIONAL READER in the world of biofuels, corn, sugarcane and […]

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Troll the ancient waste-oil carol : FFA la la la la la la la la la

Troll the ancient waste-oil carol : FFA la la la la la la la la la

December 3, 2014 |

“On the way” forever, talked up by all, deployed by some – technologies that handle high free fatty acid feedstocks like used cooking oil are coming into their hey-day, via players like REG, Novozymes, Pacific Biodiesel, Blue Sun, Piedmont, COMAC and more. Christmas come early for advanced biofuels? The Digest investigates. One of the most […]

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