Tag: Kansas

Class members in $1.51 billion Syngenta settlement may begin submitting claims

Class members in $1.51 billion Syngenta settlement may begin submitting claims

May 21, 2018 |

In Kansas, the Claims Administrator of the Syngenta Agrisure lawsuit announced that farmers, ethanol producers and corn processors eligible for participation in the $1.51 billion class action lawsuit settlement may begin submitting claims as of May 11 until October 12, 2018.  Class members wishing to opt out or oppose the settlement must do so by […]

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ICM and The Andersons will target soybean meal market with new DDG

ICM and The Andersons will target soybean meal market with new DDG

May 14, 2018 |

In Kansas, the new biorefinery under development in Colwich as a joint venture between ICM and The Andersons is looking to shift its typical market completely, by offering a higher quality DDG without fiber—as the fiber was removed earlier in the process to produce about 10% of the 70 million gallon facility’s total ethanol production […]

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Texas and Kansas ethanol producers pick up cheap sorghum thanks to China

Texas and Kansas ethanol producers pick up cheap sorghum thanks to China

April 30, 2018 |

In Texas, Reuters reports that ethanol producers in Texas and Kansas are benefiting from the import deposits of 178.6 percent China slapped on sorghum—the crop’s main export marketing—sending prices tumbling into a deep discount. Conestoga Energy Partners bought up nearly 10 million bushels of sorghum destined for export at a 10% discount to corn. ADM […]

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KnipBio teams with ICM to jointly develop commercial-scale fermentation process

KnipBio teams with ICM to jointly develop commercial-scale fermentation process

April 24, 2018 |

In Kansas, KnipBio, Inc. and ICM, Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) and strategic collaboration to create a commercial-scale fermentation process for KnipBio’s premium single cell protein (SCP) aquafeed, KnipBio Meal (KBM). The companies will explore new fermentation processes using ethanol and ethanol production process co-products. ICM, Inc. […]

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Corn farmers and ethanol plants eligible for $1.51 billion Syngenta settlement

Corn farmers and ethanol plants eligible for $1.51 billion Syngenta settlement

April 17, 2018 |

In Kansas, farmers who grew Viptera and Duracade varieties of corn between 2013 and 2017 are eligible for up to $22.6 million of the $1.51 billion settlement with Syngenta for selling GMO corn seed that was not yet approved by the Chinese government, while a whopping $1.438 billion will go to farmers who didn’t grow […]

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Syngenta could pay out $1.51 billion to farmers for growing GMO corn without Chinese approval

Syngenta could pay out $1.51 billion to farmers for growing GMO corn without Chinese approval

March 13, 2018 |

In Kansas, a $1.51 billion settlement by Syngenta is waiting for a federal district judge’s approval before being confirmed, bringing to an end the nightmare faced by the corn and ethanol industry after China closed its doors in November 2013 to DDGS produced from two GMO strains it had not yet approved. Despite the Syngenta […]

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The Andersons and ICM team up on 70 million gallon per year biorefinery

The Andersons and ICM team up on 70 million gallon per year biorefinery

March 7, 2018 |

In Kansas, The Andersons, Inc. and ICM, Inc., announced the formation of ELEMENT, LLC, a joint venture that will construct a 70 million-gallon-per-year bio-refinery located in Colwich, Kansas, adjacent to ICM’s headquarters. This strategic partnership will build and operate a technologically advanced ethanol production facility featuring several of ICM’s cutting-edge equipment and process technologies. The […]

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Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. and ICM team on marketing ZEBREX to US fuel ethanol industry

Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. and ICM team on marketing ZEBREX to US fuel ethanol industry

February 26, 2018 |

In Kansas, Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. and ICM Inc. recently announced a strategic marketing collaboration to provide ZEBREX to the fuel ethanol industry in the United States. ZEBREX  will improve production capacity and reduce energy costs through the use of proven state-of-the-art zeolite membrane dehydration technology.  MCC and ICM including Matheson Tri-Gas Inc., who has been […]

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Green Plains jumps into tax loophole and creates cooperative

Green Plains jumps into tax loophole and creates cooperative

February 21, 2018 |

In Kansas, Green Plains has jumped on the opportunity provided by the new tax reform and created a cooperative to take advantage of tax benefits provided under the new laws—at least in the short term until it undoubtedly gets reformed again. But with farmers forward selling up to a quarter of their crop, the company […]

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Air Liquide Engineering & Construction to design and build Cargill’s Wichita biodiesel plant

Air Liquide Engineering & Construction to design and build Cargill’s Wichita biodiesel plant

November 27, 2017 |

In Kansas, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction has been commissioned by Cargill to build a seventh biodiesel plant, located in Wichita that will produce 60 million gallons per year with commissioning seen as soon as January 2019. Air Liquid is looking to extend its footprint in the US through its long-term relationship with Cargill, following […]

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