A deeper dive into the metrics of the ag economy indicate a correction on the near horizon, but longer term prospects remain positive.
With many strong sales years under its belt, the agricultural community is hoping for another positive growth experience in 2014, but mindful of a few challenges that might keep this from happening.
Changes in the corn market could have a major impact on the crop nutrients sector in 2014, say experts.
Farm-to-fleet program established by the USDA and U.S. Navy blends homegrown biofuels with conventional fuels, propelling ships, jets and jobs.
Agriculture has enjoyed several positive growth years in a row, but there are some troubling signs ahead for the coming year.
Frontier Coop will begin offering E15 for 2001 and newer vehicles at four locations beginning September 20. A grand opening promotion will be announced soon. Vehicles that are 2001 and newer account for 75% of the vehicles on the road and those vehicles consume over 85% of the fuel sold in the country. Frontier Coop
Syngenta has announced a three-year commitment to contribute $1 to the renewable fuels industry for every acre planted with Enogen trait technology, beginning with this year’s growing season. The initiative will help support America’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and promote the benefits of renewable fuels grown in America. “Renewable fuels are an essential part of
Key corn and corn stover supply chain groups have joined forces with Purdue University to review the potential economics behind the innovative market of aviation biofuels. Indiana Corn Marketing Council and Iowa Corn Promotion Board — state corn checkoff organizations — are both funding the project. Boeing, United Airlines and Honeywell UOP are contributing technical
If the climate continues to evolve as predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the U.S. stands little to no chance of satisfying its current biofuel goals, according to a new study by Rice University and the University of California at Davis. The study published online in the American Chemical Society journal Environmental Science and
According to Robert White, the market development director for the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol is the biggest rural success story for American farmers in the past decade. White discussed with Jamie Johansen of DomesticFuels.com how ethanol has been a boon for farmers during the 2013 Commodity Classic held in Kissimmee, FL. Most farmers, says White,