Tag: barley

Winter is Not Coming: Pushing back the Frost Wall for more food, more fuel, more money, more everything

Winter is Not Coming: Pushing back the Frost Wall for more food, more fuel, more money, more everything

December 5, 2016 |

Winter barley and early tomatoes may sound like a dull foundation upon which to further a revolution in agriculture — but then again, the Spanish hardly developed California in two centuries of sovereignty because they couldn’t see the point. As Master Po said in Kung Fu, “Because a man can see, he does not look.” […]

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SIF Cosmetics launches BIOEFFECT product line in Canada

SIF Cosmetics launches BIOEFFECT product line in Canada

November 12, 2012 |

In Canada, Icelandic company SIF Cosmetics announced the Canadian launch of their BIOEFFECT Skin Care product line.  The product line was developed in collaboration with leading specialists in biochemistry and dermatology, and is produced by copying the human EGF gene into barley with biotechnology. More on the story.

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Osage Bio Energy cancels startup, puts barley ethanol plant up for sale

Osage Bio Energy cancels startup, puts barley ethanol plant up for sale

[ 0 ] May 24, 2011 |

In Virginia, Osage Bio Energy announced that its board of directors has decided to market the company for sale. The company has also decided not to start production at its Appomattox Bio Energy ethanol plant in Hopewell, Virginia in conjunction with the sales process. As a result of this action, the company will implement a […]

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Barley grain can be used to produce ethanol, says scientists with USDA

Barley grain can be used to produce ethanol, says scientists with USDA

[ 0 ] December 24, 2010 |

In Washington, Scientists with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service have found that barley grain can be used to produce ethanol, and the leftover byproducts-barley straw, hulls, and dried distillers grains (DDGS)-can be used to produce an energy-rich oil called bio-oil. The bio-oil could then be used either for transportation fuels or for producing heat and power […]

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Osage Bio Energy completing construction of barley ethanol plant

Osage Bio Energy completing construction of barley ethanol plant

[ 0 ] November 17, 2010 |

In Virginia, Osage Bio Energy LLC’s  ethanol plant is currently wrapping up construction. The Appomattox Bio Energy plant is scheduled to go online in the first quarter of 2011. The company has signed a CO2-purchase agreement with Praxair Incorporated, which is building a CO2 plant at the site. More on the story.

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Agricultural Biofuel Summit set for Montana in October

Agricultural Biofuel Summit set for Montana in October

[ 0 ] September 29, 2010 |

In Montana, the Ethanol Producers and Consumers (EPAC) will host an Agricultural Biofuel Summit on October 19 & 20, 2010 at the Montana State University (MSU) Northern Bio Energy Center in partnership with the Montana Department of Agriculture, Bear Paw Development Corporation, and Montana Economic Developers Association. The summit will focus on wheat and barley […]

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