The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced final volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program today for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016, and final volume requirements for biomass-based diesel for 2014 to 2017.
Yara has received its first ResponsibleAg Certification for its Tampa, Fla., Ammonia terminal location. This achievement demonstrates Yara's commitment to employee safety, the environment and the communities in which it operates.
India's wheat planting has been delayed by at least a week due to high temperatures, threatening its output of the grain yet again after hailstorms during harvest earlier this year dragged down annual production levels for the first time since 2007.
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a memorandum to all Regional Administrators and Offices to establish policy on the effect of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's change to the retail exemption under the Process Safety Management.
Kyle Liske, Public Policy Counsel, attended a public meeting hosted by the Chemical Security Board. At the meeting, the CSB noted it is planning to release its West, Texas, Investigation Report in the "next couple of months" at a public meeting in Waco, Texas. The report is currently in the final review and editing stage.
Molecular biologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst who study nitrogen-fixing bacteria in plants have discovered a "double agent" peptide in an alfalfa that may hold promise for improving crop yields without increasing fertilizer use.
‘Eye in the sky’ technology is becoming more affordable, but what is the most useful type of imaging and is it best to work with an experienced contractor or invest in your own technology? These are the issues to be discussed at the next meeting of the Agri-Tech East RemSens Special Interest Group.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. and OCI N.V. announced that both companies remain fully committed to pursuing a combination of CF with OCI’s European, North American and global distribution businesses due to its strong industrial logic, significant expected synergies and value creation potential for shareholders.
Once considered a weed, camelina is gaining popularity in some parts of the country as a soil-protecting winter cover crop. Additionally, its seed contains high-quality oil for use in cooking and as biodiesel, offering a renewable alternative to imported petroleum.