HELENA — Republican House candidate Ryan Zinke took issue Thursday with elements of the energy plan proposed by his Democratic opponent, John Lewis.
Dave Archer, an agriculture economist at the Northern Plains Research Laboratory south of Mandan, N.D., stands last week in a plot of wheat stubble that was also planted with six varieties of canola seeds last fall. The research will determine if the non-traditional canola seeds for this cli…
This week as we celebrate Independence Day it's appropriate for Americans to rally around the goal of energy independence from foreign oil.
Federal Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled $45 million for biofuels projects Tuesday, including Montana camelina.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A biofuel test plant in northeast Wyoming will soon be turning sugarcane waste into ethanol.
HELENA — The U.S. military is revamping its own energy consumption to deal with the threat of climate change, according to a report released Tuesday.
HELENA — Officials in three southwestern Montana counties have asked the state's congressional delegation to try to secure $800,000 in federal money to fund a handful of pilot biofuel projects in the area that are aimed at turning beetle-killed trees into energy.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A company that runs a pilot cellulosic ethanol plant in northeast Wyoming has won approval to participate in a new federal program that aids development of biofuels.
A biofuel company is leasing an Eastern Montana oil seed refinery shuttered earlier this year after its owners failed to pay farmers for crops grown under contract.
ARDMORE, Okla. - Watching grass grow is tedious, but researchers in the Oklahoma Panhandle say they'll stare at their switchgrass - all 1,000 acres of it - until they know whether they've found a commercially viable source of biofuel.
Farmers owed $1.2 million from a failed biofuels company should be more than 90 percent repaid after a monthslong liquidation by the state Agriculture Department.
Skyview High senior Brittany LaRoque won the Billings Clinic Science Fair with her biodiesel project. She will be going to the Intel national science fair in Reno, Nev. next week.
Skyview High student Brittany LaRoque's simple chemistry experiment has the potential for big change in the field of alternative energy.
MISSOULA - The University of Montana's BioBus is no longer running on biodiesel. Neither is the city's bus fleet.
SCOTLAND, S.D. - Cellulosic ethanol, the next big hope for a biofuels industry hampered during the past year by volatile commodity price swings and shrinking profit margins, is continuing its slow march toward commercialization.
Dave Bushong, general manager of the Poet Research Center, looks over a piled of crushed corn cobs being converted to cellulosic ethanol at a pilot plant in Scotland, S.D.