Tag: soy

New Argentine program aims to promote products and services made with bioenergy

New Argentine program aims to promote products and services made with bioenergy

March 26, 2019 |

In Argentina, a new certification scheme that translates to “Made in Santa Fe with Renewable Energy” showcases products made in the soy and biodiesel hub of Santa Fe province partially or entirely made from a wide range of renewables including biodiesel, biomass and biogas. Products and services that either make renewable energy from those sources […]

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Bolivia gives green light and $2 billion support for GM soy to produce biodiesel

Bolivia gives green light and $2 billion support for GM soy to produce biodiesel

March 21, 2019 |

In Bolivia, Spain’s EFE news agency reports that the government has deregulated the use of GM soy on 250,000 acres as well as $2 billion funding for funding and infrastructure so farmers may grow feedstock in the Santa Cruz region as feedstock for biodiesel production. Droughts and floods have caused more than $168 million in […]

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Argentina accounts for almost two thirds of EU biodiesel imports

Argentina accounts for almost two thirds of EU biodiesel imports

June 10, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that biodiesel imports from Argentina have increased considerably over the past several months. In contrast, imports of soybean oil as feedstock from Argentina have been virtually non-existent. The reverse trend can be seen in regard to imports from Indonesia. Since EU import duties were lowered in September 2017, deliveries of Argentine […]

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Elevance launches new plant-based emollient

Elevance launches new plant-based emollient

April 15, 2018 |

In Illinois, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., which creates specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks, has a new plant-based emollient that is commercially available, called Elevance Soft CG-200. Made from certified non-GMO coconut oil and Elevance’s soy-based polymer, Elevance Soft CG-200 expands the company’s line of bio-based personal care products. As part of the Elevance Soft product […]

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Drought dries out corn and soy profits, raises prices

Drought dries out corn and soy profits, raises prices

December 8, 2017 |

In Argentina, a drought that started on September 21 continues to wreak havoc on late-season soy and corn plantings as well as existing, growing crops. Prices on soybean and soymeal reached their highest levels since July because of the Argentina drought, especially since it is the top global supplier of soymeal livestock feed and soy […]

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Soy oil prices declining thanks to drops in U.S. government biodiesel mandates

Soy oil prices declining thanks to drops in U.S. government biodiesel mandates

October 8, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., soy oil prices are declining after the U.S. government proposed drops in biodiesel mandates for 2018 and 2019. Downward pressure on soy oil prices is expected and possible canola as well due to the lower biodiesel mandate. “It’s certainly getting the trade’s attention here, especially after the market had been feeling that […]

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Argentina’s industry mixed on views regarding the impact on soy from US biodiesel duties

Argentina’s industry mixed on views regarding the impact on soy from US biodiesel duties

September 4, 2017 |

In Argentina, the agriculture industry has mixed views regarding the impact of US anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel import will have on soy prices, with the national oilseeds industry chamber predicting disaster while one of the country’s top farming associations, Sociedad Rural Argentina, said that there were plenty of other destinations for the country’s soy […]

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Rapeseed maintains price edge over soymeal in EU markets: UFOP

Rapeseed maintains price edge over soymeal in EU markets: UFOP

January 15, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that due to the stability seen in the past weeks’ rapeseed meal prices, rapeseed meal for use in compound feeds continued to have a price edge over soybean meal. The cost of GMO-free soybean meal was still clearly higher despite the current downward price trend. The trade association reported: German rapeseed […]

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Brazilian researchers determine soy biodiesel doesn’t damage lungs

Brazilian researchers determine soy biodiesel doesn’t damage lungs

June 29, 2016 |

In Brazil, researchers led by the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro have determined that soy-based biodiesel is less toxic to lung cells, provoking no damage unlike fossil-based diesel. The tests exposed particles from combustion of fossil diesel, soy biodiesel, soy biodiesel with additives and ethanol to lung cells. Researchers hope that the results […]

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Prospective Plantings: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to corn, soy, sorghum, wheat acreage

Prospective Plantings: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to corn, soy, sorghum, wheat acreage

April 3, 2016 |

The Prospective Plantings report provides the first official, survey based estimates of U.S. farmers’ 2016 planting intentions. U.S. corn growers expect to plant 93.6 million acres to corn this year, according to the Prospective Plantings report released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). This is the first increase in […]

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