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Ethanol Broke 10% Blend Wall; Oil Industry Questions Safety – DTN

Ethanol Broke 10% Blend Wall; Oil Industry Questions Safety – DTN

👤 By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Apr 20, 2017

The Renewable Fuels Association declares the 10% ethanol “blend wall” was broken through last year, based on federal numbers released by the U.S. Energy Information Agency.   The blend wall has been a symbolic cutoff between the renewable fuels industry

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Welch on Grain: U.S. Feed Numbers Little Changed

Welch on Grain: U.S. Feed Numbers Little Changed

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 12, 2017

Market Situation WASDE. U.S. feed grain numbers were little changed in the April World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. Corn on balance was unchanged with a 50 million bushel reduction in feed use offset by a 50 million bushel increase

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Sugarcane as a Bioenergy Crop? 5X More Profitable than Soybeans

Sugarcane as a Bioenergy Crop? 5X More Profitable than Soybeans

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 4, 2017

A multi-institutional team led by the University of Illinois have proven sugarcane can be genetically engineered to produce oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production. Surprisingly, the modified sugarcane plants also produced more sugar, which could be used

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Ag Trade: Direct and Indirect Corn Exports

Ag Trade: Direct and Indirect Corn Exports

👤By Nick Paulson, Kathy Baylis, Jonathan Coppess, and Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Trade continues to occupy a prominent place in current political and policy debates. While the larger trade debate involves many complex aspects, farmers focus on exports of the major commodities such as corn. As discussed previously, the U.S. is the

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Biofuels: 2016 U.S. Ethanol Exports Rise 2nd Highest Level on Record

Biofuels: 2016 U.S. Ethanol Exports Rise 2nd Highest Level on Record

👤By Steve Hanson and Sean Hill, Energy Information Administration 🕔Mar 16, 2017

The United States exported more than 1 billion gallons (68,000 barrels per day) of fuel ethanol in 2016, an increase of 26% from export levels in 2015. U.S. imports of ethanol, which are relatively much smaller, decreased by 60% to

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South Dakota Challenging EPA on Higher Ethanol Blends – DTN

South Dakota Challenging EPA on Higher Ethanol Blends – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Mar 15, 2017

Farm leaders and state officials in South Dakota are taking the lead to push 30% ethanol blends and challenging EPA’s stance on higher ethanol blends. By taking the lead to aggressively support E30, South Dakota is positioning itself for a

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Biofuel: Governors Want Federal Policies to Help Expand Markets

Biofuel: Governors Want Federal Policies to Help Expand Markets

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 7, 2017

The Governors’ Biofuels Coalition on Monday asked President Donald Trump to support a number of changes to federal law to support biofuels production.  In a letter signed by Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, chairman of the coalition; Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad,

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Ethanol: Plenty Of Fog Over Possible Executive Order, E15 Vapor Waiver – DTN

Ethanol: Plenty Of Fog Over Possible Executive Order, E15 Vapor Waiver – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 7, 2017

There continues to be no executive order pending on possible changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard, White House spokesperson Kelly A. Love told DTN Thursday. In addition, it remains uncertain whether actual negotiations are taking place between biofuels interests, the

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Ethanol: Governors Seek E15 Reg Changes To Promote More Sales – DTN

Ethanol: Governors Seek E15 Reg Changes To Promote More Sales – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 7, 2017

The Governors’ Biofuels Coalition on Monday asked President Donald Trump to support a number of changes to federal law to support biofuels production. In a letter signed by Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, chairman of the coalition; Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad,

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Ethanol Groups At Odds Over Possible Trump Executive Order – DTN

Ethanol Groups At Odds Over Possible Trump Executive Order – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent, and Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 2, 2017

Chaos has reigned in the renewable fuels world in the past two days. It all started late on Monday when Renewable Fuels Association President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Dinneen told Politico that President Donald Trump is planning to issue

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