How Renewable Diesel Will Transform Agriculture

As the push for energy independence and achieving a lower carbon footprint continues to ramp up nationwide, many analysts believe soybean producers are going to see significant industry implications in the immediate future.

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Biodiesel Blends Battle Snow & Ice in the Windy City

With much of the country bracing for the onslaught of winter weather and the challenges it can bring, many fleets will power their diesel vehicles with biodiesel blends throughout the winter months, including the Chicago Park District (CPD). 

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Clean Fuels Alliance America – New Vision, Next Evolution

The National Biodiesel Board’s new name, Clean Fuels Alliance America, is a rebranding of the organization that CEO Donnell Rehagen calls the group’s “next evolution.”

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600,000-mile test indicates B100 viability

B100 – 100 percent renewable biodiesel – is a step closer to viability for commercial fleet operations thanks to a pilot project testing the renewable fuel in heavy-duty over-the-road trucks. The trucks running 100 percent biodiesel were retrofitted with Optimus Vector fuel systems. Company CEO Colin Huwyler says the 18-month pilot was intended to test the fuel system technology that enables the trucks to run on pure biodiesel.

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China and biofuels are growth markets for soybeans

Demand for U.S.-grown soybeans will heat up because of the volume needed by China and the biofuels industry, according to market experts analyzing projections from the USDA. Kevin McNew, Chief Economist for the Farmers Business Network, provided analysis for the recent United Soybean Board (USB) and U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) webinar on the November World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. McNew was asked for his take on demand for U.S. soybeans exported to China given talk about Chinese crush margins being tight while there is also a belief that the Chinese might begin to stockpile commodities.

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What’s Behind Those Strong Soybean Prices?

Soybean markets have rebounded tremendously over the first half of 2021 after an extended period that was hampered by any number of factors, from international trade conflicts to African swine fever in China to economic disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Biodiesel Industry Plans for Future Growth – Soy to play the leading role

The National Biodiesel Board recently announced our new vision to be a 6-billion-gallon industry by 2030. This vision more than doubles production of biodiesel and renewable diesel in the next decade and sets the industry on a fast growth trajectory to find feedstocks to supply that demand. Biodiesel and renewable diesel’s growth projections mean good news for soybean farmers.

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Biodiesel Day is March 18, 2019: Renewable Soy Biodiesel Good for South Dakota Farmers & Environment

Biodiesel day is March 18, 2019. A clean burning and renewable fuel, biodiesel utilizes about 5.6 billion pounds of soybean oil each year, while at the same time reducing emissions. Biodiesel’s expanding markets are something South Dakota soybean growers can celebrate.

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Biodiesel Day is March 18, 2018: Renewable Soy Biodiesel Good for South Dakota Farmers & Environment

Biodiesel day is March 18, 2018. A great day for South Dakotans and farmers to celebrate the renewable fuel which utilizes about 5.6 billion pounds of soybean oil each year.

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