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Report Discusses Future of Ethanol Market in Spain
August 29, 2017 – 12:35 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Information Network provides insight into the future ethanol market in Spain following the 2016 expiration of the ethanol-specific …

Barley and Peas to Fuel Ethanol Plant
August 25, 2017 – 11:37 am | No Comment

by Sean Pratt (Western Producer)  Proposed facility near Clavet, Sask., would boost the barley sector and provide a feed byproduct for livestock producers
Saskatchewan barley and pea growers could soon have a big new customer for …

Driving GHG Down, Bringing Capacity Up
May 22, 2017 – 10:40 am | No Comment

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Increasing efficiency is the ethanol industry’s top goal, and proving it to the U.S. EPA opens the way for expanded ethanol production.  —  The number to beat to …

In Fulton, a Malt House Is Ready to Open — in an Ethanol Plant
April 13, 2017 – 10:51 am | No Comment

by Payne Horning (WRVO)  Nearly 20 years after the Miller Brewing Plant in Fulton closed its doors, a new craft malt house is opening in the same factory.
The 1886 Malt House is setting up shop …

From Sake Brewing to Energy Production: How Innovation in Biofuels Is Coming From Unlikely Places
March 27, 2017 – 1:02 pm | No Comment

(Mitsubishi Heavy Industries/Forbes)  … Biofuels are one example of the unique synergy that arises when energy developers think “outside the box”. In shifting the focus to fermentation, researchers find themselves relying on sake brewers to produce …

Queensland Ethanol Mandate Leaves Lotfeeders Exposed during Times of Grain Shortage
January 25, 2017 – 11:45 am | No Comment

(Beef Central)  Lotfeeders remain deeply concerned about the long-term impact that the Queensland Government’s ethanol mandate from this month will have on Australia’s grainfed cattle sector.  READ MORE and MORE / MORE (Queensland Country Life)
 
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US Grain Exports Increase in 2015/16, Ethanol Exports to China Grow 1227%
October 21, 2016 – 2:08 pm | No Comment

by Ilari Kauppila (Biofuels International)  US exports of feed grains in all forms in 2015/2016 increased by more than 300,000 tonnes from the previous marketing year, US Department of Agriculture data shows.
Totalling at 100.5 million tonnes, …

USDA to Pay Farmers More than $7 Billion Due to Low Crop Prices
October 5, 2016 – 2:07 pm | No Comment

by Tom Polansek (Reuters)  The U.S. Department of Agriculture will pay more than $7 billion of taxpayers’ money to farmers this fall to keep them afloat in the face of low crop prices, agency officials said …

USGC: US Feed Grains Exports to Mexico Soar in 2015-‘16
October 3, 2016 – 5:43 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Grains Council)  A recent U.S. Grains Council Chart of Note shows the standout performance of U.S. exports of U.S. feed grains in all forms to Mexico over the past six years.
For marketing year 2015-‘16, …

Hopewell Ethanol Plant Celebrates Opening
August 25, 2016 – 11:52 am | No Comment

(The Progress-Index)  … Green Plains Inc., a Omaha, Nebraska-based ethanol company, bought the Vireol Bio Energy LLC plant in Hopewell from Future Fuels LLP for $18.25 million on Oct. 23, 2015.
The ethanol facility, which opened in …

Farmers to Have Role in Changing Ethanol Industry
May 4, 2016 – 7:08 pm | No Comment

by Jessica Rose Spangler (Lancaster Farming)  Ethanol isn’t a new concept. Using corn to make it isn’t either. And Pennsylvania even has a plant to create it, Pennsylvania Grain Processing LLC in Clearfield, which is capable …

Genomic Regions Containing Two-Thirds of All Annotated Barley Genes Have Been Sequenced
September 23, 2015 – 11:33 am | No Comment

(Phys.Org)  Researchers generated nearly 16,000 sequences of gene-containing regions for barley, mapping approximately two-thirds of all annotated barley genes.
While researchers continue to work on a complete reference sequence for the barley genome, the determination of …

Break out the Bubbly: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Champagne-Ardennes in the Advanced Bioeconomy
September 22, 2015 – 10:52 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Addressing the Western Europe market, creating a European unit with optimal operating range, or seeking to operate a facliity and watching the opex?  We can send you in the right …

Vireol Plant in Hopewell Suspends Ethanol Production
September 1, 2015 – 6:54 pm | No Comment

by  Shelby Mertens (The Progress-Index)   The Vireol Bio Energy LLC plant in Hopewell will officially suspend ethanol production today for an undetermined amount of time due to the continuing drop of gas prices nationally.

The …

Shedding Light on U.S. Biofuels: The ‘Food versus Fuel’ Debate
August 17, 2015 – 5:03 pm | No Comment

by Stephanie Mercier (Ag Web)  The U.S. biofuels sector marks its birth back in 1979, when Congress established a blender’s credit for ethanol as the earliest piece of federal biofuel policy as part of the Energy …

USDA GAIN Report Highlights EU Ethanol, Biodiesel Markets
August 17, 2015 – 12:27 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union’s liquid biofuel industry, including information related to ethanol …

Sen. Kaine Visits Hopewell Ethanol Plant
April 7, 2015 – 3:19 pm | No Comment

by Shelby Mertens (Progress-Index)  U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine made a stop at the Vireol Bio Energy LLC plant in Hopewell on Monday for the first leg of his five-day spring break tour of Virginia.
Kaine said he …

Backers Say Factory Will Buy $26 Million from Farm Sector
December 30, 2014 – 5:25 pm | No Comment

by Sean Ellis (Capital Press)  The head of a proposed ethanol and food-processing facility near Greenleaf, Idaho, says the plant would purchase $26 million worth of farm commodities from Idaho farmers each year. He also …

Ethanol Facility Proposed in Southwestern Idaho
December 3, 2014 – 3:31 pm | No Comment

by Sean Ellis (Capital Press)  A proposed ethanol facility in Southwestern Idaho would convert barley and tubers into fuel. It’s not the first ethanol facility proposed in the Treasure Valley and two others have failed to …

Montanans Turn Barley into High-Value Feed, Ethanol
July 25, 2014 – 11:40 am | No Comment

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Researchers in Montana are looking at an enzymatic treatment for barley that produces a high-value protein concentrate, describing ethanol as the process coproduct.
Feed barley has been an important …

Ethanol Plant Being Prepped to Open
December 26, 2013 – 1:54 pm | No Comment

by Leah Small (Progress-Index)  A plan by Vireol Bio-Industries PLC to open the ethanol plant instead of shipping it overseas was unofficially announced at a meeting of city industrialists, sparsely attended by the public. Larry …

Annual EU Report Projects Increased Ethanol Production
August 26, 2013 – 6:46 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The European Union recently published its annual biofuels report for 2013 with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agriculture Information Network, reporting that approximately 20 percent of transportation biofuel used …

EPA Publishes Notice of Data Availability for Barley Ethanol
July 15, 2013 – 3:47 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. EPA has published a notice of data availability pertaining to ethanol produced from barley under the renewable fuel standard (RFS). Public comments will be accepted for 30 …

For Montana Biofuel, It’s Not Easy Being Green
March 12, 2013 – 6:30 pm | No Comment

by Tom Lutey (Billings Gazette)  When it was first promoted as a biofuel source perfect for the Montana plains, camelina looked to many like a weed. Seven tough years later, its persistence is being tested.
Acres planted …

Open up the RFS, Says Ethanol Across America White Paper
November 5, 2012 – 10:14 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  KATZEN International chief says generation 1.5 ethanol is the key path to reaching RFS2 targets – with new feedstocks, advanced fermentation plants.
Phil Madson, President of KATZEN International, has authored a …

USDA GAIN Report Outlines Status of Spain’s Ethanol Industry
October 29, 2012 – 3:43 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The UDSA Foreign Agricultural Service recently published a Global Agricultural Information Network report outlining Spain’s ethanol industry. The report,” titled “Spain’s Bioethanol Standing Report,” notes that the country is …

Barley’s Biofuel Bang
June 22, 2012 – 5:58 pm | No Comment

by Chris Guy (US Department of Agriculture)  …ARS scientists say that barley leftovers such as straw, hulls, and dried distiller grains (DDGS) can be used to produce an energy-rich product called bio-oil. Bio-oil offers several …

Spain’s Abengoa to Build Ethanol Plant in Uruguay
October 19, 2011 – 7:10 am | No Comment

(Argus Media)  Spain’s Abengoa is building a 70mn l/yr (1,200 b/d) ethanol plant in Uruguay under a $120mn contract with ALUR, which is 90pc owned by the country’s state-controlled energy company Ancap.
The plant, to be …

Map Identifies Potential Areas for Boosting Biofuel Crop Yield
October 11, 2011 – 3:06 pm | No Comment

(EnvironmentalResearchWeb.org)  A global map that identifies areas of low-yielding biofuel crops whose productivity could be increased through intensification has been produced by researchers in the US.
…”The US biofuels target for 2022 is 136 billion litres,” Matt …

Osage Bio Energy Cancels Startup, Puts Barley Ethanol Plant up for Sale
May 24, 2011 – 6:55 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Virginia, Osage Bio Energy announced that its board of directors has decided to market the company for sale.The company has also decided not to start production at its Appomattox Bio …

Start up of Osage Plant a Concern for Hopewell, Va, Officials
May 20, 2011 – 12:23 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Nearly a year after Virginia’s first ethanol plant was scheduled to be producing ethanol, the grounds of Appomattox Bio Energy stand quiet, with very little activity. In fact, the …

Montana Advanced Biofuels: Past, Present and Future
February 3, 2011 – 3:30 pm | No Comment

(KRTV.com)  Plans for a wheat and barley based ethanol plant near Malmstrom Air Force Base first began 20 years ago.   Although Montana Advanced Biofuels nearly started construction in 2006, the project was stalled by financing …

Great Falls Misses Out on Federal Ethanol Funding
January 24, 2011 – 11:35 am | No Comment

by Richard Ecke  (Great Falls Tribune)  …A proposed Great Falls ethanol plant would be the country’s first to use wheat and barley to create ethanol, according to developer Gary Hebener of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Project officials …

Researchers Study Benefits of Barley as a Biofuel Crop
December 23, 2010 – 9:25 am | No Comment

by Ann Perry (Hoosier Farms)  The benefits of using barley for bioenergy production don’t stop at the gas pump, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies.
Scientists with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have found that …

Spain: Citrotecno to Produce First Litre of Ethanol from Citrus Waste
December 14, 2010 – 11:08 am | No Comment

(FreshPlaza.com)  Two years ago Citrotecno took its first steps with the help of a group of businessmen linked to the agriculture and livestock sector in Valencia (Spain). The main objective of the company was to …

Barley “Must Fit” for Virginia Growers
August 5, 2010 – 9:51 am | No Comment

(Southeast Farm Press)  A recent study by researchers at Virginia Tech’s Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center will give state grain growers some economic and production insights as to the feasibility of growing barley in a …

Nation’s First Barley-to-Ethanol Plant Provides New Market for Va. Farmers
June 4, 2010 – 1:19 pm | No Comment

by Andrew Jenner (Lancaster Farming)  A new ethanol refinery in central Virginia, on schedule to begin production this summer, could create a large new market for winter barley — providing farmers with new economic opportunity and …

New Barley Market Spurs Research Effort
April 7, 2010 – 11:03 am | No Comment

by Roy Roberson (Southeast Farm Press)  Research under way at Virginia Tech Universitiy’s Tidewater Research and Extension Center near Suffolk, Va., is geared to giving area growers better information on the benefits of barley/soybean double-crop …

First Virginia Ethanol Plant Workers Go for Training
February 15, 2010 – 3:17 pm | No Comment

by Markus Schmidt  (Progress-Index.com)  As the launch of operations at Hopewell’s new ethanol plant gets closer, Osage Bio Energy LLC has already hired a total of 44 employees, with nine more positions to be filled.
If …