Latest Camelina sativa Stories

2014-04-01 23:29:17

Clean-tech manufacturer Springboard Biodiesel provides biodiesel fuel-making equipment to the Center for Sustainable Energy Farming in effort to increase fuel options for US Farmers. Chico, CA. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Biodiesel equipment manufacturer Springboard Biodiesel has selected the Center for Sustainable Energy Farming (CfSEF), a Torrance, California-based nonprofit research organization, to receive its industry-leading biodiesel processor as a charitable donation. The processor,...

2010-12-22 15:46:00

REGINA, Saskatchewan, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Power Concepts Inc. ('Clean Power' or the 'Company') (OTC Bulletin Board: CPOW), announced today it has created the 'Spirit of Health' brand under which it will launch a new line of natural consumer products. "The creation of the 'Spirit of Health' brand is another step in our diversification into consumer driven environmentally friendly health products," said CEO Michael Shenher. "The 'Spirit of Health' brand will include a line...

2009-02-06 16:39:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Plains - The Camelina Company announces that camelina meal will be available for use as broiler chicken feed. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved camelina in rations for broiler chickens and with this action the FDA allows Great Plains to state that camelina has GRAS ("generally recognized as safe") status. Camelina already is used in feed mixtures for beef cattle and hogs. While high in protein and vitamin E, camelina...

2008-10-02 12:06:53

Great Plains - The Camelina Company entered into an agreement with the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota to utilize its proprietary technology to produce advanced fuels from the next generation biofuel crop, Camelina sativa. Great Plains has studied the science and agronomy of camelina for over 10 years and for the past three years has contracted with growers throughout the United States and Canada to grow the crop. Currently, the company...

2008-09-03 09:00:39

There's a new player fueling the alternative energy market and it's picking up speed as fossil fuels continue to fall short. Camelina, an oilseed crop in the same family as mustard, is currently being grown throughout the United States and Canada and crushed to produce biodiesel by Great Plains - The Camelina Company. With several crushing partners in North America, Great Plains has produced over 10 million road miles of camelina biodiesel to date, and plans to boost production to 100...

2008-07-28 15:00:56

By David Guo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Jul. 26--SAEGERTOWN, Pa. -- It looks like a long-legged dandelion, smells like broccoli with a hint of hot-dog mustard, and it once lit Bronze Age oil lamps, before gaining favor in ancient Rome as a muscle balm. A long-forgotten, Mediterranean-bred member of the mustard family, camelina might have purpose once again. On 300 acres in Crawford County camelina is being grown as a test crop in the manufacture of biodiesel. Harvest time is here,...

2008-07-21 21:00:33

GOLDEN, Colo., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil hit a record $147 earlier this month, further indicating the need to move away from reliance on the troublesome energy source. In a step toward U.S. energy independence, Blue Sun Biodiesel has earned an ACRE grant from the state of Colorado to commercialize a non-food energy crop, camelina, for use in biodiesel. The crop could bring $80 million to Colorado's economy. The Colorado Agricultural Value-Added Development Board administers the Advancing...

2008-07-15 09:01:22

Great Plains - The Camelina Company, the vertically integrated renewable energy company founded with the purpose of producing and marketing camelina-based biodiesel, announced today the hiring of David Reder as the company's new Chief Financial Officer. Reder will be based out of the company's corporate headquarters in Cincinnati. Reder is an accomplished and versatile accounting manager with a diverse background in public and industrial auditing as well as tax, internal controls, and...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'