#Ethanol Exports Fall to 9 Month Low

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U.S. ethanol exports reached a nine month low in May at 55.7 million gallons (mg) a 42 percent drop from April according to government data and analyzed by Ann Lewis, research analyst with the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). Monthly ethanol exports have only dipped lower twice in the past two years. In May, Canada exported 21.5 mg taking the top …

Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, RFA

#ExEx16 Registration Open

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Registration is now open for Export Exchange 2016 (#ExEx16), taking place in Detroit, Michigan October 24-26, 2016. The event is co-hosted by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and members of either organization are eligible for discounted registration fees. The biennial event will bring together more than 200 international buyers and end-users of coarse grains …

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.@Novozymes Joe Jump Developing Better DDGs

Joanna Schroeder

Joe Jump is an organic chemist who has been working for Novozymes for 15 years. However, for the last six years he has worked in Research & Development making new enzymes applications and yeast applications for biofuels. Jump presented a session during this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) that focused on applications for ethanol producers who are producing dried distillers …

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U.S. Net #Ethanol Exports Hit 52-Month High

Joanna Schroeder

Using new government data, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is reporting that U.S. ethanol exports reached a 52 month high in April totaling 95.5 million gallons (mg), a slight uptick from March of 300,000 gallons and the highest monthly volume since December 2011. Once again China was the top destination receiving 34.5 mg of ethanol. India eked out Canada with …

Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, RFA

USGC Heads to Egypt to Promote DDGS

Joanna Schroeder

The. U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recently returned from a trip to Egypt to discuss using dried distillers grains (DDGS), a by-product of corn-based ethanol production, as feed for its growing aquaculture industry. Also on the trip was USGC member Mirasco who has a large client base in the Egyptian aquaculture industry. “Egypt has the most active and the largest aquaculture …

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RFA to Hold FSMA Training Classes

Joanna Schroeder

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is hosting four training courses to help biorefineries meet new requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The classes, which are FDA-approved, are geared toward ethanol plant employees overseeing the food safety plan of the ethanol plant. The course will assist ethanol plants with FSMA compliance, provide accurate and fact-based information and the means …

Distillers Grains, Education, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

US Ethanol Exports Swing Upwards

Joanna Schroeder

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is reporting that U.S. ethanol exports totaled 95.3 million gallons (mg) in March, a 42 percent increase from February. This is also the highest monthly volume in more than four years. The data comes from the latest report from the U.S. government. The top export market was China (37 mg) followed by Brazil (20.7 mg) …

Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, RFA

Alliance BioEnergy Reports Successful Cellulosic Pilot

Joanna Schroeder

Alliance BioEnergy + has been developing bolt-on cellulosic ethanol technology and the company has announced that its results from the testing of its pilot plant are positive. The tests looked at distillers grains (DDGs) and corn kernel fiber and it ability to be converted to cellulosic ethanol using the CoPro Max separation unit designed in conjunction with Harvest Technology. The …

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Grains Council CEO at #ACE16DC

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is a new member of the U.S. Grains Council, recognizing the important role that organization plays in the promoting exports of both ethanol and the livestock feed co-product DDGS. “We have a unified (ethanol) industry effort working together to build exports,” said USGC president and CEO Tom Sleight who visited with members of ACE …

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#ACE16DC Gets Update on China DDGs Investigation

Cindy Zimmerman

Back in January, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) initiated an investigation into anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports of U.S. produced distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). The U.S. Grains Council has been on top of the situation from the start and provided an update for members of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) meeting in Washington DC this week. …

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