Tag: NexSteppe

No boredom for sorghum – Sorghum reaches stardom status with huge $16 million grant

No boredom for sorghum – Sorghum reaches stardom status with huge $16 million grant

October 8, 2017 |

Sweet sorghum stardom! In possibly one of the largest government grants given to anyone for research on a single feedstock, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is receiving a 5-year $16 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for research on the model grass green foxtail (Setaria viridis), to speed up the development […]

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Scalable, reliable, sustainable: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to NexSteppe

Scalable, reliable, sustainable: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to NexSteppe

July 20, 2017 |

NexSteppe is dedicated to pioneering the next generation of scalable, reliable, cost-effective feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biopower and biobased products industries. Using advanced breeding techniques and cutting-edge analytical technologies, NexSteppe is developing Malibu sweet sorghum, Metano Alto, Carbo Alto and Palo Alto high biomass sorghum to produce feedstocks tailored for these biobased industries. Recently, […]

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NexSteppe’s Sorghum Approved for Commercial Sale in South Africa

NexSteppe’s Sorghum Approved for Commercial Sale in South Africa

December 18, 2016 |

In South Africa, the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has approved four NexSteppe sorghum hybrids for commercial sale in country.  Approved hybrids include both Malibu sweet sorghum and Palo Alto biomass sorghum hybrids. Two out of three people in Sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity.  A major focus of this year’s U.N. […]

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The East is (Sorghum) Red: NexSteppe, Longping Hi-Tech partner for expansion in China

The East is (Sorghum) Red: NexSteppe, Longping Hi-Tech partner for expansion in China

November 10, 2016 |

In Arizona, NexSteppe and Longping Hi-Tech partnered for distribution, marketing and sales of NexSteppe’s Palo Alto biomass sorghum hybrids in China and will continue to evaluate joint research activities aimed at the development of improved hybrids best suited for local climate and growing conditions in China. The biobased industries are experiencing rapid growth driven by […]

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Advanced breeding: The Digest’s updated 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to NexSteppe

Advanced breeding: The Digest’s updated 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to NexSteppe

July 31, 2016 |

NexSteppe is dedicated to pioneering the next generation of scalable, reliable, cost-effective feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biopower and biobased products industries. Using advanced breeding techniques and cutting-edge analytical technologies, NexSteppe is developing Malibu sweet sorghum and Palo Alto high biomass sorghum to produce feedstocks tailored for these biobased industries. Recently, Dr. Rebecca Arundale, NexSteppe’s […]

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Reliable, affordable, scalable, sustainable: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to NexSteppe

Reliable, affordable, scalable, sustainable: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to NexSteppe

May 2, 2016 |

NexSteppe is dedicated to pioneering the next generation of scalable, reliable, cost-effective feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biopower and biobased products industries. Using advanced breeding techniques and cutting-edge analytical technologies, NexSteppe is developing Malibu sweet sorghum and Palo Alto high biomass sorghum to produce feedstocks tailored for these biobased industries. Recently, CEO Anna Rath — […]

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Sustainable, affordable, reliable, available: The Digest’s 8-Slide Guide to NexSteppe and advanced sorghum

Sustainable, affordable, reliable, available: The Digest’s 8-Slide Guide to NexSteppe and advanced sorghum

September 23, 2015 |

NexSteppe is dedicated to pioneering the next generation of scalable, reliable, cost-effective feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biopower and biobased products industries. Using advanced breeding techniques and cutting-edge analytical technologies, NexSteppe is developing Malibu sweet sorghum and Palo Alto high biomass sorghum to produce feedstocks tailored for these biobased industries. Named for the city where […]

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The Advanced Bioeconomy, a leadership conversation: Where do we go from here?

The Advanced Bioeconomy, a leadership conversation: Where do we go from here?

May 26, 2015 |

Anna Rath, CEO, NexSteppe; Jim Greenwood, CEO, BIO; and Dario Giordano, CEO, Beta Renewables step onto the stage at the World Bioenergy Leadership Forum in Seville to look at what’s next in feedstock, processing technology, policy and finance for the advanced bioeconomy. At the World Bioenergy Leadership Forum in Seville, in a conversation with noted […]

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NexSteppe: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

NexSteppe: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 16, 2015 |

NexSteppe is dedicated to pioneering the next generation of scalable, reliable, cost-effective feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biopower and biobased products industries. Using advanced breeding techniques and cutting-edge analytical technologies, NexSteppe is developing Malibu sweet sorghum and Palo Alto high biomass sorghum to produce feedstocks tailored for these biobased industries. Named for the city where […]

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NexSteppe takes biomass sorghum to commercial-scale in Brazil

NexSteppe takes biomass sorghum to commercial-scale in Brazil

April 15, 2015 |

Next-gen feedstock developer records 1000% year-on-year growth for its Palo Alto Biomass Sorghum hybrids in Brazil. Sustainable, available, reliable and affordable? Yes, as the Digest discovers. In California, NexSteppe announced that it sold more than 10,000 hectares (25,000 acres) of its Palo Alto biomass sorghums in Brazil this past growing season, compared to just over […]

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