Getting Over Blend Wall is Priority for Ethanol Industry

Attached is an audio report and sound bites featuring comments from Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, EPA Acting Biomass Program Manager Valerie Lightner, and Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Executive Vice President Kris Kiser about work being done to increase the amount of ethanol approved for use in regular gasoline. Full Release

Getting Over Blend Wall is Priority for Ethanol Industry

Attached is an audio report and sound bites featuring comments from Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, EPA Acting Biomass Program Manager Valerie Lightner, and Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Executive Vice President Kris Kiser about work being done to increase the amount of ethanol approved for use in regular gasoline. Full Release

Renewable Fuels Association Analyzes Recent Reports

Attached is an audio report and sound bites featuring comments from Renewable Fuels Association Vice President of Research and Analysis Geoff Cooper about recently released studies from the University of Nebraska and the University of Minnesota regarding life cycle analysis and greenhouse gas emissions of ethanol compared to gasoline. Cooper compares the two reports and discusses RFA’s major concerns with …

Drovers CattleNetwork and Bayer HealthCare Launch the Fly Control Center

(February 2, 2009, AgNewsWire)Drovers CattleNetwork, an online news service of food360, Vance Publishing Corporation, and Bayer Healthcare announced the launch of the Fly Control Center, an all encompassing, new consumer-oriented website dedicated to fly control management. The Fly Control Center (www.flycontrolcenter.com) is already one of the largest repositories for fly control information on the internet, housing nearly 16,000 documents including …

AgNewsWire Audio Feeds from International Poultry Expo

AgWired has been covering the International Poultry Expo in Atlanta this week and since not very many ag media attend this event we are sending out links to some audio interviews for anyone who might be interested, courtesy of Novus International. Full Release

Nufarm Expands Glyphosate Portfolio with Continued Innovation

Burr Ridge, IL – Nufarm Americas has expanded its crop protection product line with the introduction of five new products that include the active ingredients tribenuron and thifensulfuron. These herbicides offer broad-spectrum weed control in cereals including wheat, barley, oats and triticale. Full Release

New Business Tool for Cattle Feeders

LENEXA, Kan. (Jan. 28, 2009) — Whether looking for up-to-date market data, trading tools or industry news, www.cattletradercenter.com offers U.S. cattle feeders the tools and information they need in one location. Full release

Ethanol Industry Working for Clean Energy Economy

Attached is an audio report and sound bites featuring comments from a recent press conference featuring Renewable Fuels Association chairman of the board Chris Standlee of Abengoa Bioenergy and RFA president and CEO Bob Dinneen.  Both discuss priorities for the ethanol industry that are in line with the new administration’s goals for developing a “clean energy economy.” Full Release

Agriblogs and Farm Podcasts are Growing

(Holts Summit, MO – January 22, 2009) The agriculture industry is using new media to harvest a growing audience on the internet. “There are now literally hundreds of blogs relating to agriculture,” according to Chuck Zimmerman, president of ZimmComm New Media, a company which specializes in agricultural and biofuels related blogging and podcasting. “They include farmers or farm wives with …

Ethanol Industry Outlook for 2009

The economic climate is creating all sorts of challenges for every industry, including ethanol. In this “Ethanol Report,” Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen talks about what he expects for the coming year. Full Release

Diverse Group Releases First-of-its-Kind Report Measuring Agriculture Sustainability

SAN ANTONIO [Jan. 12, 2009] – A first-of-its-kind report released today creates a framework for measuring agriculture sustainability. Developed to inform long-term continuous improvements in agriculture production, the initial findings indicate crop production is already making progress toward reducing its environmental footprint. The Environmental Resource Indicators report was released at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting by Field to …

Ethanol Year in Review

2008 was a challenging year full of surprises for the ethanol industry. This report features sound bites from Renewable Fuels Association President Bob Dinneen, RFA Chairman Chris Standlee of Abengoa Energy, former Secretary of Agriculture John Block, EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson, and RFA Communications Director Matt Hartwig on some of the highlights of this year in ethanol.  Full Release

Ethanol Industry Interview on Current Events

Renewable Fuels Association president Bob Dinneen talks about President-elect Obama’s cabinet choices, input from the ethanol industry on “green jobs”, and why he believes the industry will meet future goals for cellulosic production under the Renewable Fuels Standard.  Full Release

Five New Cereals Herbicides from Nufarm

Burr Ridge, IL – Nufarm Americas has expanded its crop protection product line with the introduction of five new products that include the active ingredients tribenuron and thifensulfuron. These herbicides offer broad-spectrum weed control in cereals including wheat, barley, oats and triticale. Full Release