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January 20, 2022

Vilsack says the future for biofuels remains bright

BY Erin VoegeleAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House Ag Committee. READ MORE

January 19, 2022

Equipment manufacturers, fleets highlight importance of biodiesel

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America An panel of diesel equipment manufacturers and fleets at the National Biodiesel Conference said that biodiesel, renewable diesel and SAF are a key part of their current and future product development plans on the path to a low-carbon future. READ MORE

January 18, 2022

Report predicts growth in Canadian renewable diesel production

BY Erin VoegeleCanada could have 3.27 billion liters (863.84 million gallons) of renewable diesel production capacity in place within the next four years, according to a report recently filed with the USDA FAS's Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

January 13, 2022

USDA reports record high soybean production in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleIncreased acreage and higher yields led to record high soybean production last year, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s 2021 Crop Production Annual Summary released on Jan. 12. READ MORE

January 13, 2022

DOE announces new AlgaePrize student competition

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, in collaboration with the Algae Foundation and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, have announced a new AlgaePrize competition for high school through graduate students. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

USDA maintains forecast for soybean oil use in biofuel

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA maintained its 2021-’22 forecast for soybean oil use in biofuel production in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Jan. 12. Soybean production is expected to be higher, with soybean oil prices unchanged. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

BBI International launches new magazine focused on CCS

BY BBI International BBI International is launching a new magazine, titled Carbon Capture Magazine. There will be one print issue of the magazine published in 2022, along with a carbon capture industry directory and a map of storage and capture facilities. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

Global Clean Energy Holdings acquires camelina crop company

BY Global Clean Energy Holdings Inc. Global Clean Energy Holdings Inc. on Jan. 3 announced that it has acquired Camelina Company España S.L. (CCE), Europe’s largest camelina crop innovator and seed producer headquartered in Madrid, Spain. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

NBB, industry groups urge CARB to recognize climate-smart farming

BY American Coalition for Ethanol In a cosigned letter, ACE, NBB, Great Plains Institute, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition, and Canadian Oilseed Processors Association recommend CARB recognize the climate benefits of farming practices in California's LCFS. READ MORE