EPA Announces E15 Waiver Approval for 8 States in 2025

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday approval of requests from state governors to remove the 1-psi volatility waiver for gasoline-ethanol blends containing 10 percent ethanol in their states, but delays the effective date to April 28, 2025. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack previewed the announcement earlier this week at the National Ethanol Conference, adding that he believes the approval will ultimately …

Cargill Elevate™ Grain Marketing Solutions Empower Farmers to Make Informed Decisions Tailored to Their Farm

February 22, 2024 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Cargill is raising the bar in grain marketing, helping farmers unlock enhanced profitability with Cargill Elevate™ a mix of market insights, pricing solutions, world-class expertise and access to robust farm management platforms that give farmers the flexibility and control they need to make informed decisions to stay competitive in the marketplace. “Our grain representatives actively …

Huma® Acquires Gro-Power and Strengthens Sales Teams

Humic solutions leader enters the granular fertilizer market and shifts to a regional sales focus GILBERT, Ariz., U.S., February 20, 2024 — Agricultural humic solutions leader, Huma®, Inc., has acquired the global granular fertilizer company, Gro-Power, Inc., effective immediately. The acquisition follows a longtime partnership of Huma® supplying high-quality humates — all-natural mineral solutions formed from prehistoric plant material — …

Pivot Bio Growers Receive $6M+ since FY2022 for Improved Nitrogen Management

Hundreds of growers participating in the company’s N-OVATORTM program receiving payments from Pivot Bio’s partnership with leading companies A global food and beverage company purchased nitrogen credits from the FY2023 program representing the avoidance of 100,000 metric tons of CO2e and additional co-benefits across 300,000 acres Berkeley, Calif. (Feb. 20, 2024) – Pivot Bio, a leading sustainable agriculture company, today …

Taranis Board Welcomes Accomplished Syngenta Executive Vern Hawkins

Westfield, IN, February 20, 2024 —Taranis, the global leader in AI-powered crop intelligence, announces the appointment of Vern Hawkins to its Board of Directors, effective February 15, 2024. Hawkins, currently serving as Syngenta’s President of Crop Protection and Regional Director of North America, brings extensive international agricultural leadership to Taranis. Taranis is at the forefront of agricultural innovation, creating engagement …

2024 National Ethanol Conference

The Renewable Fuels Association National Ethanol Conference is the nation’s most widely attended executive-level conference for the ethanol industry, and this year’s conference February 19-21 in San Diego is anticipated to be one of the largest in recent years. Nearly 1,000 industry professionals are expected to attend the conference with the theme “Powered by Partnerships” to reflect the deeply collaborative …

EmGenisys Announces EmVision™ Enrollment for Cattle Producers

Technology analyzes viability and health of embryos EmGenisys, Inc., an animal health company improving success rates of embryo transfer (ET) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) for cattle producers, announces open enrollment for EmVision™. EmVision™ analyzes the viability and health of embryos at the microscope, giving producers and embryologists objective data to make strategic decisions on transferring embryos. The software will …

Yield10 Bioscience Grants Global License to VISION Bioenergy Oilseeds for Herbicide Tolerant Camelina Cultivated for the Production of Biofuel Feedstock

Global License of Industry-Leading Elite Herbicide Tolerant Camelina Accelerates Biofuel Feedstock Production (WOBURN, Mass. and Longmont, CO. – February 14, 2024) Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:YTEN) (“Yield10” or the “Company”), an agricultural bioscience company, and VISION Bioenergy Oilseeds, LLC (“VISION”), a U.S. agricultural company focused on commercial production of ultra-low carbon biofuel feedstock, today announced that Yield10 has granted to VISION …

USDA Releases 2022 Census of Agriculture Data

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) on Tuesday released results of the 2022 Census of Agriculture, which includes more than 6 million data points about America’s farms and ranches and the people who operate them down to the county level. The information collected directly from producers shows a continued decline in the total number of U.S. farms. However, the data …

ZimmCast 725 – NCBA Leaders

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. The last two weeks have been hectic for the ZimmComm Team. I was in Orlando for CattleCon and I’m going to share some interviews from there in this episode. Then I was off to Ft. Worth for the Clean Fuels Conference while Cindy went to Scottsdale for the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau Annual …

Ethanol Report Preview of NEC

The Renewable Fuels Association National Ethanol Conference is the nation’s most widely attended executive-level conference for the ethanol industry, and this year’s conference February 19-21 in San Diego is anticipated to be one of the largest in recent years. Nearly 1,000 industry professionals are expected to attend the conference with the theme “Powered by Partnerships” to reflect the deeply collaborative …

2024 Clean Fuels Conference

The Clean Fuels Conference connects key players of the biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel industry for one can’t-miss event. Clean fuels for land, sea and sky come together for a week of expert sessions, exhibits and showcases. Attendees include clean fuels producers and marketers, distributors, feedstock providers, fleet managers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), ESG officers and members of …

2024 CIRB Annual Meeting

In 2024, CIRB is celebrating its 60th anniversary! The annual meeting of the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau is January 31 – February 2, 2024, at The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos 2024 CIRB …

RhizoSorb® Grower Guarantee: Providing assurance and confidence in The Next Generation of Phosphorus Fertilizer

State College, PA: RhizoSorb® is setting a groundbreaking industry standard for phosphorus fertilizer efficiency. To help growers adopt RhizoSorb 8-39-0 in 2024, corn growers who purchase a minimum of 200 acres will receive a warranty that will reduce their risk of adopting the new fertilizer technology. The RhizoSorb Grower Guarantee is designed to empower growers to embrace “The Next Generation …

Envita® SC Receives OMRI Certification

Guelph, Ontario – Azotic Technologies Ltd is pleased to announce that Envita® SC has received certification from the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for use in compliance with the USDA National Organic Program. Envita SC is now OMRI Listed® in the Generic Material Listing: National Organic Program (NOP): Microbial Inoculants Class: Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments. Envita SC is a …