Get the New RFA Advocacy App

Chuck Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association has just announced a new mobile app – RFA Advocacy. The app is free of charge and available to download on all iPhones and Android-powered smartphones. The app offers easy access to RFA’s talking points, charts, videos, and infographics. It also features RFA’s newsfeed, maps of Capitol Hill, a one-stop social media sharing platform, and easy-to-use …

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Advanced Biofuels Conf. – Expo Ribbon Cutting

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2014 National Advanced Biofuels Conference and Expo got off to a great start yesterday in Minneapolis. It concludes today and we’ve got more stories and interviews to share. In the meantime you might enjoy seeing the ribbon cutting from last night in the Expo hall. Tim Portz, BBI International, welcomes everyone before introducing Scott Wangsgard, New Holland, to say …

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Preview of Advanced Biofuels Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo is underway in Minneapolis. Our first panel is moderated by BBI’s Tim Portz, VP of Content. This panel, talking about “Assessing the Health of Federal Biofuels Policy and Its Long Term Prognosis,” includes Joe Jobe, National Biodiesel Board, Mike McAdams, Advanced Biofuels Association and Matt Carr, Algae Biomass Organization. I’ll have more from …

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Ready for National Advanced Biofuels Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Advanced Biofuels Conference and Expo is about to kick off in Minneapolis, MN and I’m on the scene courtesy of event Platinum sponsor New Holland. I thought I’d wear a somewhat retro New Holland Biodiesel/Clean Energy Leader shirt to the opening reception this evening. I haven’t worn denim in a while! The next couple days I’ll be collecting …

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Corn Interns Educate About E85 Cost

Chuck Zimmerman

Let’s put those interns to work. That’s what Illinois Corn is doing. Interns Tim Marten, a student at SIU-Edwardsville, and Elizabeth O’Reilly, a student at ISU, have been tasked with creating short videos that promote corn. The internships are funded by two communications scholarships from the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. Here’s an example of one of them below. You can …

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Ethanol First Spotlight Topic for

Chuck Zimmerman

Today is the launch of This new virtual community is set up to provide a meeting place to share information, contribute to farming related discussions and access premium contents and services. It is very simple to create your account by visiting Then you’ll have access to the features currently active. A list of features includes: My New Holland: …

Agribusiness, Audio, biofuels, Energy, Ethanol, Ethanol News, New Holland

Dazed & Confused at National Ethanol Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

I never got to see Led Zeppelin live but last night I found out what it would have been like when Led Zeppelin 2 performed for the National Ethanol Conference. This band is fantastic. You can see what I mean in the video below (Dazed and Confused). Playing Jimmy Page on stage is Paul Kamp, founding partner of Leifmark and …

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Live Stream of State of Ethanol Industry Speech

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello from the National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, FL. This morning we’ll live stream Bob Dinneen’s, Renewable Fuels Association, annual state of the industry address. Introductions will start at 8am, est., with Bob scheduled at 8:15am. We’re also recording it to post afterward. When you click on the player below it will start with a short commercial before the live …

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