Tag: Missouri

CoverCress teams with Salk Institute to boost crop traits

CoverCress teams with Salk Institute to boost crop traits

October 21, 2020 |

In Missouri, CoverCress, Inc., announced a new collaboration with the Salk Institute to improve plant yield, soil health and soil organic carbon storage in cover crops via cutting-edge technologies developed by the Salk’s Harnessing Plants Initiative (HPI). HPI is an innovative, scalable and bold approach to address climate change by turbocharging plants’ ability to capture […]

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Researchers find seed dispersal gene in wild populations for first time

Researchers find seed dispersal gene in wild populations for first time

October 8, 2020 |

In Missouri, innumerable road trips and hundreds of plants have resulted in a paper, “A genome resource for green millet Setaria viridis enables discovery of agronomically valuable loci,” in Nature Biotechnology. Researchers from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, along with researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) […]

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Biodiesel vehicles wrapped up and rolling around the country to promote the fuel

Biodiesel vehicles wrapped up and rolling around the country to promote the fuel

September 22, 2020 |

In Missouri, newly branded vehicles highlighting biodiesel’s sustainability and emissions reduction benefits are rolling along city streets and interstate highways from the nation’s capital, to Texas oil country, up the California coast and throughout the Midwest. The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) announced that eight biodiesel users from across the country received matching funds to share […]

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NBB launches newest ad campaign to promote advanced biodiesel fuels

NBB launches newest ad campaign to promote advanced biodiesel fuels

September 15, 2020 |

In Missouri, the National Biodiesel Board’s latest national advertising campaign hit airwaves in September with biodiesel and renewable diesel education aimed at key decision makers on the benefits of these advanced fuels. “The ad campaign strives to increase consumer acceptance and industry growth through education and promotion,” says NBB Director of Communications Kaleb Little. “Biodiesel […]

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National Corn Growers Association supports E25 pump expansion

National Corn Growers Association supports E25 pump expansion

September 9, 2020 |

In Missouri, building out the infrastructure needed for future mid-level blends of ethanol continues to be a priority of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA). Over the past three-years, NCGA and state partners have worked with Wayne Fueling Systems to produce and sell fuel pumps certified to deliver fuel containing up to 25 percent ethanol. Thanks […]

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ADM partners with U.S. Soybean Export Council to certify U.S. for EU sustainability schemes

ADM partners with U.S. Soybean Export Council to certify U.S. for EU sustainability schemes

July 23, 2020 |

In Missouri, ambition for a sustainable future by the U.S. soybean industry, ADM and one other U.S. exporter have partnered with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) to certify U.S. Soy as part of the SSAP-RED (U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol-Renewable Energy Directive) program. This voluntary program, with support from the United Soybean Board, meets […]

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Missouri’s soybean farmers to provide grants for biodiesel infrastructure program

Missouri’s soybean farmers to provide grants for biodiesel infrastructure program

July 1, 2020 |

In Missouri, the state’s soybean farmers are investing in the future for soy in Missouri through biodiesel with a new infrastructure grant program. A new commitment from the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council and Missouri Soybean Association provides up to $200,000 for businesses, cooperatives and other entities looking to build new or retrofit existing biodiesel infrastructure, […]

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Schultz awarded $8M contract for California renewable diesel project

Schultz awarded $8M contract for California renewable diesel project

June 24, 2020 |

In Missouri, Aegion Corporation announced that a subsidiary of the Energy Services segment, Schultz Industrial Services, has been awarded the mechanical construction services contract for a groundbreaking renewable diesel project at a California refinery. Schultz will provide overall project management and installation of piping and associated equipment throughout the refinery in order to convert an […]

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Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to provide co-financing for BIP applicants

Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to provide co-financing for BIP applicants

June 10, 2020 |

In Missouri, Missouri Corn Merchandising Council (MCMC) is stepping up to strengthen the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA) Biofuel Infrastructure Program (BIP) for transportation and fuel facilities. In conjunction with recently announced federal and state programs, Missouri’s corn checkoff will provide matching funds to increase the availability of higher ethanol blends in […]

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Missouri biofuel entities now eligible for $200K grant

Missouri biofuel entities now eligible for $200K grant

June 7, 2020 |

In Missouri, the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority created the Biofuel Infrastructure Program to increase the availability of higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel in the Show-Me State. MASBDA partnered with the Biodiesel Coalition of Missouri and the Missouri Corn Growers Association to stand up the grant program, which will support biofuel producers […]

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