Tag: soy

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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Soy processing grows substantially, says UFOP

Soy processing grows substantially, says UFOP

January 24, 2016 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that global soybean oil production rises approximately 5 per cent, based on the 2015/16 record supply of feedstock. By contrast, production of rapeseed oil declines from the previous year. Smaller and, consequently, more expensive feedstock supply increases competition with other oils. The nosedive of mineral oil prices has put a heavy […]

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Bumper soy crop has Brazilian farmers and biofuel industry jointly pushing for B10

Bumper soy crop has Brazilian farmers and biofuel industry jointly pushing for B10

October 28, 2015 |

In Brazil, a bumper soy crop is supporting the domestic biodiesel industry’s push for a higher biodiesel blend to 10% from the current 7%. Both the soy industry and the biodiesel industry have come together to encourage the government to go ahead and approve higher blends, arguing that the soy oil supply is sufficient and […]

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Cavitation Technologies sells technology for Brazilian soy project

Cavitation Technologies sells technology for Brazilian soy project

October 16, 2013 |

In California, Cavitation Technologies strategic business partner and licensee of the company’s vegetable oil refining technology, Desmet Ballestra, has entered into a sales agreement with a soybean oil refinery in Brazil. The Brazilian refinery where Desmet will install CTi’s Nano Neutralization(R) Reactor System processes approximately 500 tons of soybean oil daily. Desmet projects that the […]

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New recycled cooking oil report shows continued exposure to soy and cane

New recycled cooking oil report shows continued exposure to soy and cane

May 15, 2013 |

In California, recycled cooking oil is anticipated to maintain its position as a significant biofuel input; however, the industry will continue to be exposed to external competition from alternative biofuel inputs, including soybeans and sugarcane. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Cooking Oil Recycling industry to its growing […]

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China pushng back on ethanol production amidst higher demand for meat

China pushng back on ethanol production amidst higher demand for meat

November 26, 2012 |

In China, the vice general manager of Dongling, one of China’s largest soybean crushers, indicated that the government has scaled back its ethanol production and ended their incentives for corn processing in order to stretch its dwindling corn supply. He argues that corn, along with soy, will experience heightened demand as the population demands more […]

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