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mudrackers 6 posts  |  Last Activity: Jul 1, 2015 11:21 AM Member since: Jan 13, 2009
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  • mudrackers by mudrackers Jul 1, 2015 11:21 AM Flag

    Did anyone get a chance to listen in?

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    by staggman99 Jun 21, 2015 8:05 AM
    mudrackers mudrackers Jun 22, 2015 4:07 PM Flag

    I think fertilizer demand will weaken next year due to low prices for corn. Also there will be more supply coming on-line when the plant in iowa fires up (supposed to be next spring)

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    by staggman99 Jun 21, 2015 8:05 AM
    mudrackers mudrackers Jun 22, 2015 4:06 PM Flag

    Corn look great in west central IL. Soybeans look tough do to moisture. Next week will be telling on soybeans.

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    OT: FPI & LAND

    by pay.back37 May 22, 2015 1:53 PM
    mudrackers mudrackers May 26, 2015 10:49 AM Flag

    I would agree that land prices are overvalued right now. However over time farmground is an amazing investment. If the right piece comes up for sale just buy it. When buying ground it never is cheap

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    Cute "clean" humor:

    by bobdbeck May 14, 2015 11:17 AM
    mudrackers mudrackers May 14, 2015 3:57 PM Flag

    What does a bald guy say when he receives a comb for his birthday?

    I will never part with it........

  • Fulcrum awards Abengoa EPC contract for 10 MMgy biofuel plant

    By Katie Fletcher | May 06, 2015

    Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels LLC is scheduled to produce 10 million gallons of clean-burning jet fuel by the third quarter of 2017 at a production cost of around $1 per gallon.
    Fulcrum Bioenergy Inc..

    On May 5, Fulcrum Bioenergy Inc., announced it awarded Abengoa with a $200 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the construction of the Sierra Biofuels Plant, the company’s first waste to transportation fuel facility.

    Abengoa will construct the plant under a fixed-price contract that guarantees the schedule, startup and performance of the plant. “Abengoa is a large, well-respected EPC firm with years of experience in the energy and biofuels industries and we are very pleased to be partnering with them on our Sierra project,” said Rick Barraza, vice president of administration with Fulcrum.

    The Sierra Biofuels plant will convert 200,000 tons of municipals solid waste (MSW) into renewable syncrude that will be upgraded to more than 10 million gallons of jet fuel annually. The company currently holds 20-year feedstock agreements with Waste Management and Waste Connections, as well as an offtake agreement with Cathay Pacific Airways for 10 years.

    According to Barraza, the company is looking to close financing within the next couple of months, and soon after will start construction. “Everything is in place to get the Sierra project under construction,” Barraza said. “Our feedstock is under contract, the offtake for fuel is under contract, we have secured the technology, we’ve demonstrated and proven our process, we’re nearing financial close and we'll be ready to start construction during the second half of this year.”

    The financing Fulcrum is wrapping up in the coming months is a $105 million loan guarantee the USDA awarded the project last September. Around the same time last year, the company received a $70 million grant through a co

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