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2011-12-23 10:53:00

Move will Benefit American Drivers, Provide Greater Access to Advanced Renewable Fuel WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the 112th( )Congress going home for the holidays, securing the long awaited expiration of the tariff on imported ethanol and corresponding tax credit, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement. It should be attributed to Leticia Phillips, UNICA's Representative in North America. A day many thought...

2011-12-23 10:40:00

SAO PAULO, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in more than three decades of generous US government subsidies for the domestic ethanol industry, coupled with a steep tariff on imports, the United States market will be open to imported ethanol as of January 1st, 2012, without protectionist measures. The adjournment of the 112th Congress means both the US$0,54 per gallon tax on imported ethanol and a corresponding tax credit of US$0,45 per gallon for blenders, the VEETC...

2011-12-16 16:45:00

GRAMERCY, La., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisiana Sugar Refining, LLC (LSR), announced today that Cargill and Sugar Growers and Refiners, Inc. (SUGAR) have acquired all of Imperial Sugar's interest in LSR. Cargill and SUGAR now each have a 50 percent interest in the million-ton-per-year sugar refinery. "The new partnership marries Cargill's 140 years of food industry expertise with the Louisiana sugar farmers' 200 years of collective wisdom in growing and milling...

2011-12-05 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the introduction of H.R. 3552, legislation sponsored by four members of the U.S. House of Representatives to extend the import tax on foreign ethanol, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement. It should be attributed to Leticia Phillips, UNICA's Representative in North America. The United States has been subsidizing corn ethanol and imposing trade barriers on cleaner,...

2011-11-17 16:50:00

SAO PAULO, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A live online discussion on how to achieve long-term global energy goals, organized by The Economist Conferences and scheduled for Friday, November 18th, is the type of gathering that needs to happen more frequently so that key, sustainable energy strategies already available, can be widely discussed and better understood. The "Global Energy Conversation - Part II" will bring together simultaneously leading energy experts in London, Washington and...

2011-09-27 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and SAO PAULO, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) and Raizen Energia S.A. today announced the signing of a joint development agreement to develop an improved first generation ethanol process with enhanced performance economics. Raizen is Brazil's largest sugar and ethanol producer. Under the terms of the agreement, Raizen and Codexis will deploy the Codexis CodeEvolver(TM) directed evolution technology platform to improve Raizen's current...

2011-09-13 12:42:30

An article in the current issue of Global Change Biology Bioenergy reviews the history and current state of ethanol production of sugarcane in Brazil and presents a strategy for improving future ecosystem services and production. Researchers introduce a new approach that prioritizes a sustainable and responsible way of producing ethanol called the "midway" strategy. This innovative strategy involves producing the necessary biotechnology to increase biomass yield and ethanol production....

2011-08-19 16:14:00

BELLE GLADE, Fla., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul R. Orsenigo was appointed to the Board of Directors of Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative at its August 18, 2011 Board meeting filling the unexpired term ending January 2013 held by the recently deceased Fritz Stein, Jr. Orsenigo, 54, was born in West Palm Beach and raised in Belle Glade. He graduated from the University of Florida (UF) in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture. He knew he wanted to be a farmer since he...

2011-08-16 19:02:00

LUXEMBOURG, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO, Bloomberg: AGRO US, Reuters: AGRO.K), one of the leading agricultural companies in South America, announced today its results for the 2Q11. Highlights: Adecoagro recorded Adjusted EBITDA of $65.5 million in 2Q11 (adjusted EBITDA margin of 37.1%), representing a 645.6% increase compared to 2Q10. 6M11 Adjusted EBITDA stands at $75.9 million (adjusted EBITDA margin of 32.3%), $61.0 million or 409.2% higher than 6M10....

2011-08-11 11:48:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA), south of Lake Okeechobee, achieved a record-setting 79 percent phosphorus reduction in the water leaving the farming region -- more than three times less phosphorus than the state requirement. The South Florida Water Management District, the agency tasked with Everglades restoration, announced today that the EAA's on-farm Best Management Practices (BMPs), developed by university...