Novus International, Inc. Acquires the Animal Nutrition Division of Albion Laboratories, Inc.

St. Louis, Mo., February 9, 2010 – Novus International, Inc. announced today they have completed the acquisition of the Animal Nutrition Division of Albion Laboratories Inc, a company based in Clearfield, UT.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Products from the acquisition, including the MAAC (R) chelated trace mineral product line,  will align with Novus’s MINTREX® and GLYTREX® chelated …

NCFC Launches Campaign to Tell Co-op Story

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2010)—At its 81st Annual Meeting in Santa Barbara, California, the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives last week launched a campaign to tell the story of this country’s 2500 farmer cooperatives to policy makers, government officials, and the American public. Based around the theme of “Farmer Cooperatives: Providing for America”, the campaign will emphasize the central role …

Renewable Fuels Association Responds to RFS2 Rules

After a two-month delay, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the final rule for the implementation of the second phase of the Renewable Fuel Standard, also known as the RFS2. In this edition of “The Ethanol Report” podcast, Matt Hartwig with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about their reaction and what the rule means for the industry. Full Release

Edict® 2SC IVM Herbicide Joins Nufarm

Burr Ridge, IL – Nufarm Americas, Inc. announces the addition of Edict® 2SC IVM Herbicide to its Industrial and Vegetation Management (IVM) portfolio. Edict, a product of Nichino America, Inc. is a unique, patented PPO inhibitor that provides post-emergent control of a wide range of broadleaf weeds. Edict is used at extremely low use rates (0.7 to 4 oz/acre) and …

Ethanol Issues for 2010

This edition of “The Ethanol Report” features an interview with Renewable Fuels Association Director of Communications Matt Hartwig about the hot-button issues for 2010 when it comes to ethanol and a preview of the upcoming National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, February 15-17. Full Release

RFA Provides Former Vice President with Ethanol Facts

The Renewable Fuels Association wants former Vice President Al Gore to know that he was right the first time about ethanol and other biofuels. RFA CEO Bob Dinneen has written a letter to Gore challenging the chapter about ethanol in his new book “Our Choice.” Full Release

NOVUS Launches Podcast Series

St. Louis, Missouri, November 18, 2009 — Novus International Inc., a global leader in animal health and nutrition announces the launch of a bi-weekly podcast series titled, “What’s New with Novus”. The first podcast was made available November 18, 2009 on iTunes, Zune and for download or streaming. The topics of “What’s New with Novus” will focus on issues …

EPEC Biofuels Names New Board Chairman

November 12, 2009 (Fort Lauderdale, FL)—EPEC Biofuels Holdings, Inc., a biofuels company focused on ethanol production from sweet sorghum feedstock, announced today the appointment of Steven Vanechanos to its Board of Directors. Vanechanos will also assume the position of the Chairman of the Board, replacing former Chairman Philip Herman who will remain on the Board of Directors and continue as …

New Company to Finance Biofuels Initiatives

November 10, 2009 (Fort Lauderdale, FL) DPG Investments, LLC (“DPG”) is proud to announce that it has entered into a joint venture with EPEC Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (“EPEC”) to form a platform finance company which will provide project financing for EPEC and select financing initiatives in the biofuels and renewable energy sectors. Full Release

HERO BX Receives $1.6 Million Grant

November 5, 2009 (Erie, PA – AgNewsWire) – HERO BX, the country’s largest producer of biodiesel, has been awarded a $1,640,250 million grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority. HERO BX is matching the award amount with its own funds for a total of $3,280,500. The money will be used to complete the company’s expansion project – increasing their yearly output …

Novus Launches Human Nutrition Division

St. Louis, MO (November 2, 2009) – Novus International, Inc. has launched its human nutrition division, Stratum Nutrition. Stratum will leverage the Novus core competencies in nutritional research and innovation. Beginning in 2010, Stratum will focus its efforts on growing a portfolio of specialty and functional ingredients that target Business to Business manufacturers of foods, beverages and dietary supplements in …

Fall Parasite Control Questions Answered

Dr. Frank Hurtig, director, Merial Veterinary Services, answers a few questions likely on the minds of cow/calf producers as they evaluate their fall parasite control program. View Full Release

IVOMEC® Brand Products Continue to Satisfy

DULUTH, Ga. — October 14, 2009 — Regardless of all of the uncertainty in the cattle business, one thing remains true — cattle producers can trust IVOMEC® (ivermectin) Brand Products for parasite control because they are backed by a 100% Product Satisfaction Guarantee. With this guarantee, customers can be confident in using IVOMEC Brand Products for the control of internal …

Ethanol Report on Fairness in Lifecycle Analysis for Fuels

This edition of “The Ethanol Report” features comments from Geoff Cooper with the Renewable Fuels Association on his comments to the annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Journalists on the issue of international indirect land use change and new reports about the environmental impacts of petroleum. Full Release