DuPont on Agri-Pulse: Future for Advanced Biofuels

John Davis

An executive for DuPont is predicting a bright future for advanced biofuels. During a recent podcast on Agri-Pulse, James C. Collins, Jr., senior vice president for DuPont’s Industrial Biosciences, Performance Polymers and Packaging & Industrial Polymers businesses, says he is excited about the future of his company’s new generation cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa and advanced biofuels in general. …

advance biofuels, Audio, biofuels

Busting Big Oil’s Bogus Claim with Real Ethanol Test

John Davis

Members of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) made a 1,000-mile trip from Des Moines to Washington, D.C. to use a real world situation to bust a bogus claim by Big Oil. In an effort to scare consumers away from ethanol in general and E15 in particular, the oil companies put together a report that showed vehicles using ethanol had …

Audio, E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Iowa RFA, Oil

Growth Energy Urge Producers to Get Involved

Cindy Zimmerman

Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis was pleased to be part of the New Holland American Ethanol Producers Club event at Absolute Energy near Lyle, Minnesota last week to encourage the nearly 200 growers in attendance to continue the great progress ethanol has made for agriculture. “It’s even farmers beyond just corn farmers,” Buis said. “A rising tide lifts all boats …

Audio, Equipment, Ethanol, Growth Energy, New Holland

New Holland Helping Farmers and Ethanol

Cindy Zimmerman

Farmers who provide corn for ethanol plants can get special discounts on New Holland equipment and help the ethanol industry at the same time. New Holland district sales manager Bob Kacher says their American Ethanol Producers Club is an initiative they developed two years ago with Growth Energy to help both growers and the ethanol industry. “It offers the opportunity …

American Ethanol, Audio, corn, Ethanol, Growth Energy, New Holland

Absolute Energy Hosts New Holland Ethanol Producers Club

Cindy Zimmerman

Nearly 200 area farmers attended a New Holland American Ethanol Producers Club event Wednesday at Absolute Energy, an ethanol biorefinery located near Lyle, Minnesota. The event, which was the 12th held at ethanol plants around the country this year, was designed to introduce producers who provide corn for the plant to the partnership between New Holland, Growth Energy and American …

Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Growth Energy, New Holland, Video

American Ethanol Powered by New Holland

Cindy Zimmerman

New Holland is proud to be powering American Ethanol as the premier equipment partner for Growth Energy and its member ethanol plants. “We’re pushing forward with a positive message about ethanol and working together with not just the plants but also the producers,” said Luke Johnson, Growth Initiatives sales manager with New Holland, at the kickoff of a New Holland …

Agribusiness, American Ethanol, Audio, corn, Ethanol, Farming, Growth Energy, New Holland

Senator Calls for Review of RINS Market

Cindy Zimmerman

Senate Agriculture Committee chair Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) is asking the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to review allegations of manipulation in the markets for Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), the tracking mechanism to ensure petroleum blenders and refiners meet their requirements under the Renewable Fuels Standard. Press reports have highlighted potential speculation and manipulation of the unregulated markets, possibly contributing to …

Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Government, Growth Energy, RFS, RINS

DF Cast: Ethanol Battles for Info & Against the Gov’t

John Davis

Understanding what the auto industry wants and needs… and how ethanol can meet that… all while battling Big Oil and even the government… that’s the daunting task the ethanol industry has been facing for some time. In this edition of the Domestic Fuel Cast, we talk with Dave Vander Griend, the co-founder and president of one of the world’s largest …

Audio, blends, Domestic Fuel Cast, E15, E85, Environment, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Government, News, Oil, RFS

Importance of Argentine Soy Complex

Cindy Zimmerman

Foro PAIS – Productores Agro Industriales de Soja – was born in 2011 with the purpose of promoting the Argentine soy agro-industry and we learned more about it during the IFAJ 2013 Congress. Foro PAIS Communications and Institutional Relations Director Dr. Adrián Figueroa says soybean production is a huge industry for Argentina. “Soybean production in Argentina in the last ten …

Audio, Biodiesel, International, Processing, Production, Soybeans