Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.
The Montana biofuel industry got a jump start Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which selected 40 counties for a federally backed camelina insurance.
A penny shows the size of tiny camelina seeds. The USDA approved a pilot insurance program for the crop Wednesday.
Now is the time to change America’s economic and military dependence on foreign oil. This dependence places our troops needlessly in dangerous situations and directly dictates our energy and security policy. The use of homegrown plant-based biofuels, particularly camelina-based fuel, would k…
Federal Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled $45 million for biofuels projects Tuesday, including Montana camelina.
Camelina, the biofuel that five years ago Gov. Brian Schweitzer called his new girlfriend, now struggles for a planting date with Montana farmers.
Have you ever seen a bomber over the Big Sky? If you haven't, you might soon. An article the Billings Gazette published in September details the U.S. Air Force's taking another step forward to expand the Powder River Training Area. Located in Southeast Montana, it is used to train Air Force …
A penny shows the size of tiny camelina seeds in this photo taken at a Montana State University lab in Bozeman. A report out Wednesday shows fewer acres of the crop being planted in Montana.
In a break biofuel companies expected, omega 3-rich camelina meal was approved for cattle feed Monday by federal officials.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that Montana plantings of the biofuels crop camelina fell by almost half last year to 12,200 acres.
Japan Air Lines says it has conducted a successful first test flight of a commercial airliner using the oilseed crop camelina.