Biofuel use expected to remain strong – AgriNews

Biofuel use expected to remain strong – AgriNews

CHICAGO – The future of biofuels is a complex subject. said Scott Irwin, head of agricultural marketing in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Economics at Laurence J. University of Illinois. The Renewable Fuel Standards Program was established by Congress. “This set the scale for the use of biofuels in surface transportation in the United … Read more

EPA suggests biofuel blending volumes – AgriNews

EPA suggests biofuel blending volumes – AgriNews

WASHINGTON – The US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed biofuel blending volumes for 2020, 2021 and 2022 have attracted a mixed set of backlash from biofuel proponents and the oil industry. Under the renewable fuel standard, the agency proposed an increase in total biofuel blending requirements for 2022 by 22.77 billion gallons, allowing an implied ethanol … Read more

Which is more important for biofuels – soil or crops?

Which is more important for biofuels – soil or crops?

Biofuels are a key component of the future of clean energy, and the soil turns out to be even more important … [+] More important than the yield. Ken Brown and Chris Warren As a scientist on Earth, I was pleased to see this soil. I shouldn’t have been surprised. Farmers have known this for … Read more