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Study shows renewable diesel from crude tall oil is a high quality drop-in fuel for off-road engines

Study shows renewable diesel from crude tall oil is a high quality drop-in fuel for off-road engines | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
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Kaiima Announces the Growth and Expansion of Their US Operations

Kaiima Announces the Growth and Expansion of Their US Operations | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
MOSHAV SHARONA, Israel and SAINT LOUIS, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiima Announces the Growth and Expansion of Their US Operations.
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Wild sorghum shows potential for biofuel production

Wild sorghum shows potential for biofuel production | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls at the University of Adelaide have discovered that a variety of sorghum growing wild in Australia has the potential to yield over 10,000 liters of ethanol per hectare per year.
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Pacific Ag acquires Calagri

Pacific Ag acquires Calagri | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Pacific Ag has acquired Calagri. The transaction further solidifies Pacific Ag's ability to ensure cost-competitive, year-round supply and more streamlined harvesting and delivery of forages and other crop residues to customers.
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Empty Arcadia Biosciences and DuPont Pioneer Achieve Milestone in the Development of High-Value Specialty Oil

Empty Arcadia Biosciences and DuPont Pioneer Achieve Milestone in the Development of High-Value Specialty Oil | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKDA) and DuPont Pioneer (NYSE: DD) today announced the successful field-trial validation of safflower plants that
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Repreve Renewables Opens NC Processing Center

Repreve Renewables Opens NC Processing Center | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Repreve Renewables has opened a new processing center in Greensboro, North Carolina. The company’s primary crop is giant miscanthus, a drought tolerant perennial that needs low inputs yet pro…
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Ceres Sugarcane Traits Approved for Field Testing in Brazil 

Ceres, Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company, announced that the company has received approval to initiate field testing of its biotech sugarcane in Brazil, the world's largest producer of sugarcane.
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Grant helps project realize “ultra-productive” biofuel crops, attract investors | PETROSS

Grant helps project realize “ultra-productive” biofuel crops, attract investors | PETROSS | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it

The University of Illinois and the University of Florida have been awarded a third round of funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to realize ultra-productive biofuel crops

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VTT & Aalto University Investigate Process to Produce Biochemicals from Willow Biomass

VTT & Aalto University Investigate Process to Produce Biochemicals from Willow Biomass | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University investigated how willow biomass can be utilized more efficiently.
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Rentech reports Drax shipments made early this year in Q4 results

On March 16, Rentech Inc. released its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, reporting the company’s fiber businesses Fulghum Fibers and New England Wood Pellets generated record EBITDA in 2015.
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Sustane Technologies wins seed investment from Innovacorp

Sustane Technologies wins seed investment from Innovacorp | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Sustane Technologies, a Chester, Nova Scotia-based company that turns municipal waste into fuel pellets and biofuels is receiving a $100,000 seed investment from Innovacorp to take its technology to market.
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Chinese group to invest nearly $3 billion in 2 UK biomass plants

Chinese group to invest nearly $3 billion in 2 UK biomass plants | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Chinese investment group SinoFortone recently confirmed £2 billion ($2.9 billion) to back two biomass plants and associated food production centers in Wales, England. The food stations will use waste heat from the biomass plants to grow food.
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Blow to Drax biomass plan as EC launches state aid investigation

Blow to Drax biomass plan as EC launches state aid investigation | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it

European Commission raises concerns that proposed subsidies for biomass conversion may be too generous .

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Canfor eyes Prince George for major biofuel facility

Canfor eyes Prince George for major biofuel facility | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Canfor wants to transform waste wood residue into a form of biocrude that would be compatible with the current petro infrastructure — and the technology already exists.
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Chromatin, Inc. Acquires Kirkland Seed, a Sorghum Production and Supply Company

Chromatin, Inc. Acquires Kirkland Seed, a Sorghum Production and Supply Company | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Chromatin, Inc., a leading agriculture technology company, announced that it has acquired Kirkland Seed Inc., a sorghum seed supplier, further expandi
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Cover crop work continues as part of biomass research for cellulosic ethanol

Cover crop work continues as part of biomass research for cellulosic ethanol | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - POET-DSM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (June 22, 2016) – POET is expanding its cover crop research as part of soil sustainability work in
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Calyxt Completes Production of 30 Tons of its High Oleic Soybean Product in Argentina

Calyxt Completes Production of 30 Tons of its High Oleic Soybean Product in Argentina | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Calyxt Completes Production of 30 Tons of its High Oleic Soybean Product in Argentina
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Flint Hills Resources to Expand On-Site Corn Storage at Arthur and Shell Rock Ethanol Plants

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BioHiTech Global Expands Waste Stream Product Offering With the Launch of Entsorga North America

BioHiTech Global Expands Waste Stream Product Offering With the Launch of Entsorga North America | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHiTech Global Expands Waste Stream Product Offering With the Launch of Entsorga Nort
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Gov. LePage signs bill to boost Maine’s biomass industry 

Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed legislation that will inject up to $13.4 million into the state’s biomass sector via renewed and new power purchase agreements. The legislation passed the state House and Senate April 15.
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Experimental biomass harvest a step toward sustainable, biofuels-powered future 

Experimental biomass harvest a step toward sustainable, biofuels-powered future  | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
The first harvest of 34 acres of fast-growing shrub willow from a Penn State demonstration field this winter is a milestone in developing a sustainable biomass supply for renewable energy and bio-based economic development, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
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Tyton BioEnergy Systems Announces Technology Breakthrough, New Method for Turning Plant Oils into Jet Fuel

Tyton BioEnergy Systems Announces Technology Breakthrough, New Method for Turning Plant Oils into Jet Fuel | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Tyton BioEnergy Systems Announces Technology Breakthrough, New Method for Turning Plant Oils into Jet Fuel. Tyton BioEnergy Systems announced today a major technological advancement in the production of sustainable jet fuel. - PR12540615
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European Biogas Association releases biogas, biomethane report

European Biogas Association releases biogas, biomethane report | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
The European Biogas Association published its Biogas and Biomethane Report 2015, the fifth edition of this annual statistical report. The report reflects the record-high growth in the number of plants and production in Europe.
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Alliance BioEnergy: CTS pilot plant producing cellulosic sugar

Alliance BioEnergy: CTS pilot plant producing cellulosic sugar | Bio-Feedstock | Scoop.it
Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. ihas announced the CTS pilot plant, located at the its subsidiary Ek Laboratories, is now running the complete conversion process from raw feedstock through fermentation of cellulosic sugars.
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