.@Syngenta Supports #Ethanol #Farmers with #Enogen Corn

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, American Ethanol, Audio, corn, E15, Enogen, Ethanol, NASCAR, Syngenta

During the American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen race weekend, racing writers and photographers gathered for a media briefing held by the ethanol industry to learn more about the high-octane green fuel that is powering the NASCAR race cars around tracks like the Iowa Speedway. One of those reporters was our own Chuck Zimmerman who sat down with Chris …

Agribusiness, American Ethanol, Audio, corn, E15, Enogen, Ethanol, NASCAR, Syngenta

#Enogen + Cellerate = 20% More #Ethanol

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, biofuels, E15, Enogen, Ethanol, NASCAR, Racing, Syngenta

The American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen took the Iowa Speedway by storm this past weekend and one of the hot topics: E15. Syngenta hosted a press conference to educate the racing media about the benefits of E15, including the amazing fuel benefits of the high octane fuel. Following the briefing, Chuck Zimmerman was able to catch up with …

Agribusiness, Audio, biofuels, E15, Enogen, Ethanol, NASCAR, Racing, Syngenta

#Ethanol Moving #America into Energy Independence

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, biofuels, EPA, Ethanol, RFS

Bill Couser is a fifth generation farmer and livestock operator from Nevada, Iowa. He is also one of the founders of Lincolnway Energy, a 50 million-per-year-gallon ethanol plant, and past president of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association. We heard his story during his testimony at the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard (#RFS) hearing that recently took place in …

Agribusiness, Audio, biofuels, EPA, Ethanol, RFS

E15 250 Winner and Enogen Hospitality Visitor

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, biofuels, E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, NASCAR, Racing, Syngenta, Video

The winner of Sunday’s American Ethanol E15 250 NASCAR Infity Race presented by Enogen is Sam Hornish, Jr. He’s pictured in the winner’s circle with his team and the Syngenta Enogen team. So congratulations to him and all the drivers who once again raced on an E15 blend of fuel. Prior to the race Syngenta Enogen hosted a large number …

Agribusiness, biofuels, E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, NASCAR, Racing, Syngenta, Video

.@Syngenta Delivers Innovation to the #RFS

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, Cellulosic, Enogen, EPA, Ethanol, RFS, Syngenta

Cody Snyder, technical services manager for Enogen with Syngenta, expressed his concern to the EPA panel recently during the hearing on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rules for 2017-2018. He began by stressing that a cut in the proposed corn-ethanol volumes will have a negative effect on rural economies. He noted that Syngenta, one of the globe’s largest companies, …

Agribusiness, Audio, Cellulosic, Enogen, EPA, Ethanol, RFS, Syngenta

DuPont Develops Momomers From Biorefining Process

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, biochemicals, biomaterials, bioplastics, bioproducts, corn, CUTC

DuPont is adding value yet again to the biorefining process. The company is working with ADM on a collaboration to convert fructose to momomers to polymers that can be used in consumer products. Last week attendees at the Corn Utilization and Technology Conference (CUTC16) learned about this emerging technology from Michael Saltzberg who is the business director for DuPont Industrial …

Agribusiness, Audio, biochemicals, biomaterials, bioplastics, bioproducts, corn, CUTC

@FarmBureau Calls for Strengthening #RFS

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, EPA, Ethanol, RFS

The Renewable Fuel Standard (#RFS) must continue to operate as it was defined by Congress in 2007 said Randy Caviness during the EPA Hearing in Kansas City, Missouri last Thursday. Caviness serves as a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Issues Advisory Committee on Energy and biofuels, and thus the RFS, are huge priorities for the committee. He also …

Agribusiness, Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, EPA, Ethanol, RFS

Duke Energy to Capture Methane from Swine Waste

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, biogas, Electricity, Waste-to-Energy

Duke Energy has finalized a deal to purchase captured methane gas derived from swine waste. The project will take place at farms located in Kenansville, North Carolina and its the second waste-to-energy project of its kind for Duke Energy. The captured methane will be treated, injected into a pipeline system and then used to produce renewable electricity at two power …

Agribusiness, biogas, Electricity, Waste-to-Energy

Movie Review – Thirsty Land Debuts at #Water4Food

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, Movie Review, water

As a hush came over the theater last night and the lights went down for the opening scene of the documentary Thirsty Land, the sound of rain pounding on the roof served as background noise. A bit ironic. Especially in light of meeting a community in California that has run out of water. Thirsty Land, directed and produced by Conrad …

Agribusiness, Audio, Movie Review, water

Growth Thanks Farmers on National Ag Day

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Growth Energy

Today is National Ag Day, a day to thanks farmers for what they do for America. Tom Buis, co-chair of Growth Energy made a statement today in celebration of the food, feed and fuel that American farmers provide the world. “American farmers are to be admired. They are stewards of the land who ensure sustainability for future generations. They are …

Agribusiness, Growth Energy