Tag: Kansas

Bartlett to invest $325M in new soybean crushing facility in Kansas

Bartlett to invest $325M in new soybean crushing facility in Kansas

October 13, 2021 |

In Kansas, Governor Laura Kelly applauded plans from Bartlett, a Savage Company, to invest $325 million in a large soybean crushing facility project in Montgomery County that will create 50 new jobs in Southeast Kansas.  “Agriculture-based and renewable energy businesses are major economic drivers in Kansas, and I am extremely pleased to see Bartlett recognize […]

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Kansas biofuel projects announced with USDA’s over $5M investments

Kansas biofuel projects announced with USDA’s over $5M investments

August 22, 2021 |

In Kansas, United States Department of Agriculture Acting State Director for Rural Development Kansas Dan Fischer announced that USDA is investing $5.19 million to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels through three projects in Kansas. USDA is making the awards under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. The funding will help […]

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ICM to design Neomille corn-based biorefinery in Mato Grosso do Sul

ICM to design Neomille corn-based biorefinery in Mato Grosso do Sul

August 3, 2021 |

In Kansas, ICM has signed an agreement with Neomille, a subsidiary of Cerradinho Bioenergia, to design a bio-refinery in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Construction will take place in Maracaju, 160 kilometers southwest of the state capital. The greenfield plant will deliver a corn grinding capacity of 3,400 MT daily and produce […]

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Soybean golf balls are tee-rific idea

Soybean golf balls are tee-rific idea

August 2, 2021 |

In Kansas, researchers are developing biodegradable golf balls out of soybeans because the planet doesn’t get to claim a mulligan when novice golfers shank their balls so far out of bounds they are never seen again.  The work was done at the Kansas Polymer Research Center at Pittsburg State university in partnership with the Missouri […]

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ICM to be EPC and exclusive distributor for Visionary Fiber Technologies

ICM to be EPC and exclusive distributor for Visionary Fiber Technologies

June 16, 2021 |

In Kansas, ICM, Inc., has signed an agreement with Visionary Fiber Technologies, Inc. (“VFT”), to be the exclusive distributor and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for their fiber reactor separation technology in the ethanol space. VFT’s patented proprietary fiber reactor technology is a refinement process for feedstocks such as distillers corn oil, a coproduct […]

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ICM to upgrade Lakeview Plymouth Energy’s ethanol plant with new distillation tech

ICM to upgrade Lakeview Plymouth Energy’s ethanol plant with new distillation tech

April 19, 2021 |

In Kansas, ICM, Inc., has signed an agreement with Lakeview Plymouth Energy, LLC, to upgrade the ethanol producer’s distillation system and convert its high-pressure distillation system to ICM’s proprietary lower-temperature vacuum distillation. With this process optimization, ethanol plants with Delta-T technology and other high-pressure distillation plants have an opportunity to lower the cost of producing […]

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CVR Energy looking at renewable diesel at Coffeyville refinery

CVR Energy looking at renewable diesel at Coffeyville refinery

November 4, 2020 |

In Kansas, Reuters reports CVR Energy is jumping onto the renewable diesel bandwagon like many other refiners, exploring the possibility to produce the fuel at its Coffeyville refinery if production at its Wynnewood, Oklahoma refinery is successful. The Coffeyville facility has excess hydrogen capacity which could be retrofitted to produce renewable diesel. The Wynnewood retrofit […]

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“#SupportEthanol spelled out in Kansas sorghum field calls out to Washington

“#SupportEthanol spelled out in Kansas sorghum field calls out to Washington

October 20, 2020 |

In Kansas, National Sorghum Producers (shared a high-altitude view of a top policy priority with newly released aerial photos of a farm plot in Kansas emblazoned with “#SupportEthanol” spelled out in giant letters of sorghum. Rocky Ormiston, a farmer from Kismet, planted the message using the latest in precision agricultural tools and a mix of […]

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ICM installs first Advanced Processing Package for Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy

ICM installs first Advanced Processing Package for Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy

September 16, 2020 |

In Kansas, ICM, Inc. has completed the first installation of its proprietary Advanced Processing Package for Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy, LLC (Prairie Horizon) in Phillipsburg, Kansas. The Advanced Processing Package (APP) empowers ethanol plants to diversify their product offerings, thereby increasing revenues. The package includes four proprietary ICM technologies: patented Selective Milling Technology, patented Fiber Separation […]

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Renew Kansas Biofuels Association supports attempts to expand E15 in Kansas

Renew Kansas Biofuels Association supports attempts to expand E15 in Kansas

September 8, 2020 |

In Kansas, Renew Kansas Biofuels Association submitted written comments to Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) regarding the agency’s notice of public hearing on its proposal to revoke an existing regulation limiting the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) of ethanol-blended motor vehicle fuel sold in the Kansas City area during the summer months. “E15 fuel […]

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