The world’s largest refinery that turns corn plant waste into ethanol has begun production, and many are touting it as a major step in the shift from the fossil fuel age to a biofuels revolution.
Studies have shown that surface-applied urea loses a significant amount of nitrogen due to ammonia volatilization in cold weather, even under freezing conditions.
A Kansas State University biochemist is improving biofuels with a promising crop: Camelina sativa.
Farmers using cover crops as a soil conservation method can remove much more corn stover per acre for biofuels or other uses, while potentially increasing their income, according to Purdue University research.
Al Franken and a group of Senate democrats recently met with senior White House official John Podesta to urge the administration to change its position on an EPA proposal.
CHS has signed an agreement with Sinav Ltd. to acquire 100% of the company’s stock, which includes Illinois River Energy, a 133-million-gallon-per-year ethanol plant at Rochelle, IL.
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.
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DuPont is one step closer to commercializing advanced biofuels by breaking ground on its cellulosic ethanol facility in […]
EPA has decided to move forward with a mandate for corn ethanol in gasoline, denying requests to suspend […]
USDA has announced a $99 million partnership with Chemtex to support construction of a new advanced biofuels plant […]