ethanol

E15 fuel to again be available starting Sunday

· September 14, 2018

The seasonal limitations on the sale of E15 fuel (the blend of 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline) are about to end, and the corn industry is thrilled. Beginning Sunday, Sept. 16, E15 will again be available for model year 2001 and newer cars, light-duty trucks, SUVs, and all flex-fuel vehicles.  “E15 typically costs 3 […]

Sorghum oil now EPA approved for ethanol industry

· July 25, 2018

Sorghum oil is now an approved feedstock under the Renewable Fuel Standard after a signing event Tuesday at EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C. The EPA’s announcement marks a significant step toward leveling the playing field for ethanol plants extracting oil from sorghum. National Sorghum Producers worked closely with the EPA for over two years to […]

Syngenta secures 30 ethanol plants for Enogen corn

· June 14, 2018

Syngenta recently announced it has agreements in place with more than 30 ethanol plants with its  Enogen corn enzyme technology. The combined production capacity is approximately 3 billion gallons and as new plants come on board, Syngenta expects ethanol produced with Enogen to be 2.5 billion gallons during 2018 alone. Enogen corn is an in-seed […]

Kansas corn farmers tell Pruitt they are ‘mad as hell’

· June 13, 2018

Kansas corn and ethanol leaders told Administrator Scott Pruitt Tuesday that his efforts to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) are helping Big Oil while hurting rural America. Administrator Pruitt was in the state touring the East Kansas Agri Energy LLC ethanol plant in Garnett. Growers told Administrator Pruitt they were “mad as hell” about […]

NFU, NCGA file lawsuit against EPA’s small refinery favoritism

· May 30, 2018

An ethanol coalition says while investors reaped millions, three “small” refineries claimed they could not afford to comply with renewable fuel obligations. Now the group has filed a suit against the EPA’s secretive small refinery exemptions. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and National Farmers Union […]

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