Soybean Oil Domestic Use Expected to Grow with Renewable Diesel Demand Dec 15, 2021

🕔Dec 15, 2021
In its monthly Oil Crops Outlook report this week, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) indicated that, “U.S. processors crushed a record 197 million bushels of soybeans in October, nearly 0.5 million bushels […]

Biofuels: Deere Invests in Ethanol Diesel Engine – DTN Nov 1, 2021

🕔Nov 1, 2021
Count John Deere among the companies investing in a startup company developing a heavy-duty truck engine able to run on straight ethanol. ClearFlame Engine Technologies announced Thursday it had secured […]

Biofuels: EPA to Propose Lower RFS Blend Volumes – DTN Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
The Biden administration will apparently kick the can down the road on ethanol blending requirements for 2021 and propose blend volumes lower than 2020 levels, according to reports coming out […]

Biofuels: Blending Law’s Purpose Is To “Err” Towards Industry’s Interests, Court Stresses Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
Since 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been generously granting exemptions to small refineries from the renewable fuels mandates on the transportation fuel industry established by Congress under the […]

Biofuel Companies Hunker Down, Avoid Ownership Changes – DTN Feb 25, 2020

🕔Feb 25, 2020
Despite the biofuels industry operating on thin margins and dealing with federal policy uncertainty in 2019, the number of mergers and acquisitions in the industry was historically low last year, […]

Biodiesel Production Profits – Digging Deep into the 2019 Numbers Feb 6, 2020

🕔Feb 6, 2020
The U.S. biodiesel industry continued to face strong headwinds in 2019 due to the demand destruction wreaked by small refinery exemptions (SREs). For example, in a previous farmdoc daily article it […]

Biodiesel: Funding Bill Extends Key Tax Credit – DTN Dec 18, 2019

🕔Dec 18, 2019
A multi-year extension of the Biodiesel Tax Credit was among the major provisions for agriculture in a massive federal spending bill that will fund the government through the end of […]

Biofuels: Sen. Grassley Hopeful Trump Changes RFS Rule – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
With a proposed rule to account for small-refinery exemptions in the Renewable Fuel Standard now in the EPA’s hands, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told agriculture journalists on Tuesday he’s hopeful […]

Biofuels: EPA Still Not Backing Up RFS Promises – DTN Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
As the final days wane in a public comment period on the latest Renewable Fuel Standard proposal, indications are President Donald Trump is aware farmers and ethanol producers are unhappy […]

Biofuels: Small-Refinery Exemptions Discussed at House Committee Hearing Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019
Reuters writer Richard Valdmanis reported this week that, “The U.S. oil and corn industries continued a long-running public battle over America’s biofuels policy on Tuesday during a Congressional hearing about […]

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