inspecting carinata meal South Dakota State University
Bill Gibbons, interim director of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, explains the characteristics that make carinata, also known as Ethiopian mustard, a good biofuel feedstock candidate to U.S Navy force master chief Percy Trent Jr. and rear admiral Bret Muilenberg of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command.

Compound from oilseeds may be high-value product

Bioprocessing engineers recover glucosinolate from oilseed meal, adding value to protein meal as animal feed.

The oil extracted from ground seeds of camelina and carinata — oilseed plants from the mustard family — can be used as jet fuel, but with oil prices at an all-time low, that is economically challenging. These promising biofuel sources may be one stop closer to reality due to extracting a substance called glucosinolate.

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