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LCFC urges CARB to recognize climate smart ag in LCFS rulemaking

BY Erin VoegeleThe Low Carbon Fuels Coalition on Aug. 7 sent a letter to the California Air Resources Board urging the agency to recognize farming practices and other methods of climate smart agriculture (CSA) in its upcoming Low Carbon Fuel Standard rulemaking. READ MORE

August 16, 2022

Biden signs new SAF, hydrogen, clean fuel tax credits into law

BY Erin VoegelePresident Joe Biden on Aug. 16 signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, calling the legislation the “biggest step forward in climate—ever” and stressing it will allow the U.S. to boldly take addition steps towards meeting its climate goals. READ MORE

August 15, 2022

Thailand’s biodiesel production, use declines in 2022

BY Erin VoegeleThailand’s production of biodiesel is expected to decline for the third consecutive year in 2022, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

August 15, 2022

Bayer launches digital platform for sustainable farming

BY Bayer Bayer on Aug. 15 announced the launch of ForGround, a farmer-first digital platform that will transform the way farms of all sizes can more easily make the transition to sustainable agricultural practices.Bayer on Aug. 15 announced the launch of ForG READ MORE

August 12, 2022

House passes Inflation Reduction Act

BY Erin VoegeleThe House on Aug. 12 voted 220 to 207 to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, a legislative package that includes a wide range of provisions that benefit the biofuel and bioenergy industries. President Biden is expected to sign the bill next week. READ MORE

August 12, 2022

USDA maintains forecast for 2022-’23 soybean oil use in biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA reduced its estimate for 2021-’22 soybean oil use in biofuel by 200 million pounds in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Aug. 12. The forecast for 2020-’23 soybean oil use in biofuel was maintained. READ MORE

August 12, 2022

USDA: US soybean production up 2% from last year

BY Erin VoegeleU.S. soybean production for 2022 is expected to reach 4.53 billion bushels, up 2 percent when compared to 2021, according to the USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service’s latest Crop Production report, issued Aug. 12. READ MORE

August 11, 2022

Restaurant Technologies to utilize fuels from Chevron REG

BY Restaurant Technologies Restaurant Technologies is taking a step forward in its sustainability journey by utilizing biofuels from Chevron Renewable Energy Group, a subsidiary of Chevron Corp., in its commercial vehicle fleet. READ MORE

August 10, 2022

BIC wins $1.8M to support development of biomass standards

BY Erin VoegeleThe Canadian government on Aug. 3 awarded $1.8 million under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriAssurance Program to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, a nonprofit group that supports the commercialization of sustainable technologies. READ MORE