Cereals

"Almost" accidental discovery could transform food and biofuel production May 2016

An almost entirely accidental discovery by University of Guelph researchers could transform food and biofuel production and increase carbon capture on farmland. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New Sarnia plant will convert corn stalks into green plastics February 2016

An industrial park in Sarnia has landed a sweet deal for a plant that will turn straw and cornstalks into a industrial sugar used to produce “green” plastics and chemicals. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Farmers form new co-operative to produce sugar from corn stover February 2015

A small group of Ontario farmers has come together to form Ontario’s newest co-op. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Company expects big things from microwaving biomass July 2014

Using patented microwave technology to extract 
high-value components from flax, rosemary, and other crops. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WVU biology professor to study the genetics of biomass accumulation for bioenergy July 2014

The branches that initiate near the base of grass plants, called tillers, could hold the key to a more efficient way to create biomass that can ultimately be converted into biofuel. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Viridis Energy secures partnership with Halifax Grain July 2014

Halifax Grain to invest up to $1 million in Scotia Atlantic Biomass. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New enzyme extracts more ethanol from less corn October 2012

Novozymes has announced a new enzyme product, Novozymes Avantec, which improves the efficiency and profitability of corn-based biofuel production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba crop and bioproducts sector get boosts

The Canadian Government has invested over $1.2 million in Manitoba initiatives for growers and tree-free paper. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canadian wheat receives boost from Government August 2012

The Canadian Government has invested over $100,000 to help Neo Ventures Biotechnology develop custom-made crops to bakers and food processors. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Feed industry blames biofuels for high prices July 2012

The International Feed Industry Federation targeted global biofuel production as the leading cause behind the surge in worldwide feed and food grain prices. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ethanol production needs to be reformed, says study

Federal ethanol policy has increased and destabilized corn, soybean and wheat prices to the detriment of food and fuel producers, says a new study. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Vorus to build biomass plants in Manitoba March 2012

Vorus Biopower Inc. has announced that it plans to build two biomass power plants in Manitoba to create biomass cubes and pellets from agricultural residues. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Novozymes unveils new enzyme technology February 2012

Novozymes unveiled its latest innovation, Novozymes Cellic CTec3 to help move advanced biofuel production closer to commercialization. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Construction on world's largest biorefinery begins January 2012

Construction has officially begun on the $50 million Hairy Hill biorefinery, which will process plant material and manure to produce biogas and ethanol. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA 2011 yield estimates decrease January 2012

The USDA will release the first supply and production estimates of 2012 for various crops, but Reuters has established an estimation based on the current market. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Shell plans cellulosic ethanol plant in Manitoba December 2011

Royal Dutch Shell plc is scouting a location in southern Manitoba for potential use as a cellulosic ethanol plant. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Editorial: Mid-April 2011 April 2011

Ontario fruit and vegetable growers received some good news in early April as the provincial government released its budget, which included funding for a new self-directed risk management program for the edible horticultural sector. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Editorial: Political uncertainty April 2011

As I write this editorial, the 2011 federal budget has just been released by the minority Conservative government. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Advancing Biocrop Alternatives in the Pacific Northwest February 2011

Research by the USDA could lead to farmers filling up their machines from fuel produced from their own fields. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

2010 U.S. corn crop: Largest crop on record January 2011

USDA has released its final report on the size of the 2010 corn crop and supply, as well as its updated estimates of corn use. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Page 1 of 2

AgAnnex Events

World Pork Expo 2017 Wed Jun 07, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Manure Manager Events