2024 ACE DC Fly-in

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 13th ACE DC Fly-in was held March 14-15 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Every year, ACE brings ordinary, hard-working people from all corners of ethanol industry to Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress and their staffs. It’s one of our flagship efforts to humanize our industry and deliver the …

Biden Administration Delays GREET Model Revision

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack addressed the Commodity Classic in Houston on March 1 and announced that the Biden Administration will miss its self-imposed March 1 deadline to complete modifications to the GREET model for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). The model is critically important for determining eligibility for the Inflation Reduction Act’s “40B” SAF tax credit and the administration agencies …

2024 Commodity Classic

The theme for the 2024 Commodity Classic, February 28 – March 2 in Houston, Texas is “New Frontiers in Agriculture.” Commodity Classic is presented annually by the American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers, and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Thanks to Syngenta for sponsorship of this virtual ag newsroom which includes …

DPH BIOLOGICALS BUILDS ON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITMENT TO QUANTIFY FULL POTENTIAL OF BIOLOGICALS

Introduces BioAgonomics™ to Redefine On-Farm Value Houston, TX – February 29, 2024 – To instill confidence and foster innovation in the agricultural biologicals sector, DPH Biologicals announced the expansion of its science-first, data-verified approach with a multi-year effort to quantify the comprehensive value potential of biologicals. “DPH Bio has been committed to science that yields results from day one. Based …

ZimmCast 726 – Clean and Renewable Fuels

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The push for everything to be more carbon neutral and sustainable has never been stronger, and that continues to increase the demand for clean and renewable fuels. Clean Fuels Alliance America and the Renewable Fuels Association have both held their annual conferences this year to focus on the challenges and opportunities for the U.S. biofuels industry. The Clean Fuels Conference …

Ethanol Report on 29th NEC

The 29th National Ethanol Conference held in San Diego California last week may go down as one of the best and most timely industry meetings ever, setting the stage for major decisions that hang in the balance this year, including year-round availability of E15 and a revised GREET model that will determine ethanol’s role in sustainable aviation fuel. The Renewable …

DWFI Podcast 33 – Economic Cost of Drought

Aakanksha Melkani, a postdoctoral research associate at the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI), researches the economic implications of drought in the United States, specifically on agricultural sectors. In this edition of the Water for Food Podcast, we are sharing an episode of Nebraska on Tap, a podcast produced by the Middle Republican Natural Resources District in Nebraska. Host …

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 …

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 …

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 …