Energy Crops News

  • Scientists remove reliance on seasonality in new lines of broccoli, potentially doubling crop production

    Scientists at the John Innes Centre are developing a new line of fast-growing sprouting broccoli that goes from seed to harvest in 8-10 weeks. It has the potential to deliver two full crops a season in-field or it can be grown all year round in protected conditions, which could help with continuity of supply, as growers would no longer be reliant on seasonal weather conditions. The part of the ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Advanced Biofuel Center announces Couple Biodiesel oil Crops progress

    The Advanced Biofuel Center  (ABC) recently announced progress on its work with its mission "more Biodiesel oil per hectare" by developing two or more dedicated Biodiesel Crops in same acreage and that without extra inputs.  According to the ABC, it has developed a highly productive procedure and system of plantation of a couple of oil crops in same land area and a set of best practices ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • USDA announces availability of BCAP funding for farmers, foresters and ranchers

    On May 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) had resumed incentives for farmers and foresters producing biomass for renewable energy and biobased products. BCAP has $3 ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • ARPA-E Provides $300,000 In Third Round Funding For PETROSS Project

    In May of 2016, the DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) awarded the University of Illinois and the University of Florida $300,000 to continue researching ultra-productive biofuel crops. The research project is called Plants Engineered To Replace Oil in Sugarcane and Sweet Sorghum (PETROSS), and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Wild Bee Decline Threatens U.S. Crop Production

    The first national study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they’re disappearing in many of the country’s most important farmlands — including California’s Central Valley, the Midwest’s corn belt and the Mississippi River valley. If losses of these crucial pollinators continue, the new nationwide assessment indicates that farmers will face increasing costs — and ...


    By University of Vermont

  • Dates for Global Pongamia Biodiesel World 2016, Jaipur in India slated

    The Advanced Biofuel Center (ABC) is pleased to announce the 2 Day Pongamia State of Art International Workshop viz. Global Pongamia Biodiesel World – 2016 to be held on 27-28, April, 2016 at Jaipur, India. A comprehensive research and development program for the development of Nonfood biodiesel feedstocks has been initiated ABC and great ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Agricultural industry shows confidence at Agritechnica

    Today Agritechnica, the world's largest trade fair for agricultural machinery and equipment, already shows great visitor turnout halfway through the show. Agritechnica organizer DLG (German Agricultural Society) today  announced that Agritechnica 2015 so far has been visited by around 200,000 visitors since it opened last Sunday on 8th November. This figure is of similar levels ...

  • The Correct Use of Hydraulic Oil Press Machine

    Hydraulic oil press machine covers a large area, less power consumption, cake quality is better, in China’s rural areas using a wide for the peanut, soybean, cottonseed and rapeseed oil crop squeezing out the oil to eat. And we also need pay more attention to the operation and use it correctly. Check and debug the hydraulic oil press ...

  • EPA Issues Draft GHG Analysis For Production and Transport of Jatropha Oil

    On October 13, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice inviting comments on its analysis of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to the production and transport of jatropha curcas (jatropha) oil ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Syngenta updates on Accelerating Operational Leverage program

    Syngenta announced important steps in the implementation of its Accelerating Operational Leverage program. The program targets savings of $1 billion by 2018 and has three main pillars: Commercial; Research and Development; and Global Operations. In Commercial, Syngenta has successfully implemented a crop-focused approach to marketing since the ...


    By Syngenta

  • Second Generation Biodiesel Crops Topic of International Meeting

    India. – CJP – the advanced biofuel center will host a meeting in India  on opportunities and available technology for "second generation" Biodiesel crops crops such as Jatropha, Jojoba, Castor bean, Pongamia, Moringa , Simarouba and Algae. The 7th Global Jatropha World 3.0 ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • NFU Cymru Reminds Farmers to Complete Harvest Survey – Molasses Tanks and Cone Bottom Tanks for Harvest

    Farmers are being urged by NFU Cymru to complete a questionnaire about this years harvest. The Harvest Survey will contribute towards the first source of published data on UK crop production levels for this year. It also looks to get the full picture of the wheat crop by mid-September and the year’s harvest of major combinable crops to date by early October. The Harvest Survey will also ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Pongamia in conjunction with Moringa improves biodiesel economics, BBA reports

    Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is the Global authority for scientific commercialization of nonfood fuel crop. CJP is dedicated to the development of oil seed bearing trees - non-food multiple vegetable oil plantation and technologies in order to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel supply and reduce dangerous climate changing ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Biodiesel Business Academy study finds more oil per acre with Pogamia intercropped with Moringa

    Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is the Global authority for scientific commercialization of nonfood fuel crop. CJP is dedicated to the development of oil seed bearing trees - non-food multiple vegetable oil plantation and technologies in order to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel supply and reduce dangerous climate changing ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • OECD and FAO see lower farm prices - livestock and biofuels outpacing crop production

    The recent fall in prices of major crops is expected to continue over the next two years before stabilising at levels above the pre-2008 period, but markedly below recent peaks, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook produced by the OECD and FAO. Demand for agricultural products is expected to remain firm while expanding at lower rates than in the past decade. Cereals are still at the core ...

  • Syngenta announces successful EUR 750 million Eurobond issues

    Syngenta announced today the successful issue of EUR 750 million in Eurobonds. This issue comprises a EUR 500 million Eurobond with maturity date in November 2021 and a EUR 250 million Eurobond with maturity date in October 2017. John Ramsay, CFO, said: "We have taken advantage of current favorable market conditions in order to further enhance our debt maturity profile. These bond issues are part ...


    By Syngenta

  • Syngenta files 2013 annual report for Syngenta Finance NV

    Syngenta announced that the 2013 annual report for Syngenta Finance NV has been filed with the London Stock Exchange and the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). The document is available on the Syngenta corporate website here. Hard copies of the financial statements are available to investors free of charge upon request. ...


    By Syngenta

  • Filing of 2013 Annual Report on Form 20-F

    Syngenta announced that the 2013 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The document is available on the Syngenta website at www.syngenta.com; hard copies of the audited financial statements are available to shareholders free of charge upon request. Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with more ...


    By Syngenta

  • 2013 Full Year Results

    On track to meet growth objectives Sales $14.7 billion, up 3 percent; up 5 percent at constant exchange rates Integrated sales up 6 percent1 underlying growth excluding corn rootworm royalty 8 percent1 EBITDA $2.9 billion: 7 percent lower lower ...


    By Syngenta

  • Mahua trees and Pongamia trees In India

    we have small farm of 3 acres. i have planted mahua trees and Pongamia trees after i got failure in Jatropha.India , the growing jatropha isa total failure. Jatropha will take more water and it has got toxic effects on the fruits and oil cake is with Phorbol esters which is highly toxic. so we have dropped Jatropha instead we have adopted Mahua and pongamia trees which are so native to India. D1 ...

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