- WINTER 2019 ISSUE -

The Future is Paved with JIVE
POET Is Improving Asphalt With a High-Quality, Bio-friendly Replacement for Petrochemicals


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Thanks to a new innovation from POET, the world of asphalt rejuvenation is about to change.

In the second episode of Vital's "Follow-Up" podcast, the team behind JIVE discusses the future of renewable asphalt.


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Rural America – Let’s Push E15 Over the Finish Line!


by Jeff Broin, Executive Chairman and CEO of POET


Year-round E15 will help restore the economies of our ag states, and no trade agreement or foreign government can take this new demand away. That’s in addition to cleaning up our air, slowing climate change, and providing a lower-cost, higher-octane option at the pump for American consumers.


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Biofuels Industry Leaders, Stakeholders Applaud EPA’s Plan to Provide Uninterrupted Access to E15


The administration is expected to complete the rulemaking process by June 1, in time for this summer’s driving season. During the rulemaking process, the EPA is accepting comments from biofuel producers, farmers and other stakeholders.


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EPA Issues Proposed Rule to Lift E15 Restrictions: What Does It Mean for Air Quality?


The E15 announcement is widely touted as a benefit for the farm economy that will help drive demand for agricultural products. Nationwide adoption of E15 could drive demand for an additional 2 billion bushels of surplus grain. But a federally approved biofuel with 15% ethanol is also a win for the environment.


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FEATURED WINTER 2019


Rural Optimism in Challenging Times


By key economic indicators, the ag economy is down. Commodity prices are stagnant, farm income is down and farm debt is up. But that doesn’t deter many young farmers across the Midwest. Instead, this group of young farmers and proponents of agriculture beats to a different drum of what you might call rural optimism.


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FEATURED WINTER 2019


People of POET: Celebrating Women in Stem


by Angela Tewalt


More than 30 percent of science and technical positions at POET Research are filled by women, notes POET’s Senior Vice President of Research Dave Bushong. The area of expertise that female scientists and engineers bring to POET include analytical chemistry, enzymology, microbiology and engineering.


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A New Era Launches with PBR - POET Biorefining, LLC


by Miranda Broin


Nov. 30, 2018 marked a pivotal day in the next chapter of the POET story when the consolidation of 26 bioprocessing plants was officially completed. Operating with the strength of those 26 facilities, POET Biorefining, which has come to be known as PBR, is now the largest producer of biofuels in the world.


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POET Named to Fast Company's Annual List of World's Most Innovative Companies


POET is being recognized for the company's pioneering work on its JIVE™ asphalt rejuvenation product. JIVE allows asphalt producers to use more recycled asphalt, which makes their product less expensive and is better for the environment.


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