Teaching Biofuels in Schools

Cindy Zimmerman

Growth Energy, in partnership with the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE), has just released a new curriculum aimed at educating high school students about biofuels. The curriculum is the first industry-supported biofuels curriculum that provides students a guided in-classroom experience and will offer ag educators the tools needed to provide students with an array of technical skills and historical …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Education, Energy, Ethanol

Text 24365 to Donate to NAMA Foundation

chuck zimmerman

With the NAMA (National Agri-Marketing Association) Foundation serving 33 student chapters, your support has never been more important. Here is a new way to donate. Please text “NAMA” to 24365 to donate to the foundation and support Student NAMA! That will text you back a link to click on and donate via Paypal. Simple. Quick. Try it now.

AgWired Animal, AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Education, Marketing, NAMA

National Biodiesel Foundation Elects New Directors

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Biodiesel Foundation elected three new directors to the Board last week during the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. Danielle Brannan, New Leaf Biofuels; Mike Devine, World Energy; and Chris Hill, American Soybean Association joined the board of the foundation which supports biodiesel research and education. They join others on the board: Jeff Lynn, NBF President, Illinois Soybean Association …

Biodiesel, Biodiesel Conference, Education, National Biodiesel Conference, NBB

National Biodiesel Foundation Update

Cindy Zimmerman

The mission of the National Biodiesel Foundation (NBF) is outreach, education, research and demonstration activities for the advancement of biodiesel. “We do things the National Biodiesel Board can’t do,” says Biodiesel Foundation president Jeff Lynn of Illinois. That includes such activities as Congressional tours to educate legislators about where biodiesel comes from and how it is made, as well as …

Audio, Biodiesel, Biodiesel Conference, Education, National Biodiesel Conference

National Biodiesel Foundation Elects New Board of Directors

Cindy Zimmerman

National Biodiesel Foundation directors recently voted to elect Dave Walton, representing the Iowa Soybean Association, to the Board. The Board also elected officers with Jeff Lynn returning as president, Mark Caspers returning as Vice President, and Lindsay Fitzgerald returning as Treasurer and Secretary. In addition, the Board approved funding to continue several educational projects, including the New York Congressional Tour …

Biodiesel, Education, NBB

2nd RFA ‘Ethanol Days of Summer’ Contest a Success

Cindy Zimmerman

Labor Day signaled both the unofficial end of summer and the official conclusion of the Renewable Fuels Association’s second annual “Ethanol Days of Summer” contest. More than 3,600 new users of www.E85prices.com registered and helped report prices for higher ethanol blends and conventional fuels during the three-month contest, which offered consumers the chance to win $50 in free fuel per …

E15, E85, Education, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

Upcoming Ethanol Plant Educational Opportunities

Cindy Zimmerman

Enrollment is now open for the 2018 Alcohol School, September 9-17 in Montreal. Now in its 37th year, The Alcohol School has a tradition of educating fuel ethanol and distilled beverage producers in the science of alcohol production. This week-long program has become the industry’s premier educational event, covering a variety of timely industry topics. The Process Safety Boot Camp …

Education, Ethanol, Ethanol News

National FFA and AgriNovus Indiana Announce Blue Room

cindy zimmerman

The National FFA Organization and AgriNovus Indiana have joined together to announce the “Blue Room” will debut at the 2018 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis Oct. 24-27. The Blue Room is the kickoff to Blue 365, an initiative that will bring this same innovation into classrooms and impact more than 650,000 members nationwide. FFA student members are the …

Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Audio, Education, FFA

ACE Awards 2018 Scholarships

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has announced the winners of its 2018 scholarship program recipients. Keithen Drury, Brett Galles, and Emma Baker will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to help further their collegiate education. Keithen Drury from Blue Hill, Nebraska, is pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Keithen is the son of …

ACE, Education, Ethanol, Ethanol News

Ethanol Report on Custom RFA Motorcycle

Cindy Zimmerman

A custom motorcycle that runs on E85 stole the spotlight at the 2018 Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Omaha this week. The Renewable Fuels Association teamed up with master motorcycle designer Paul Teutul, Jr. to create the patriotic-themed bike that was revealed to the world on the Discovery channel series American Chopper June 11 and Paul Jr. spent time at the …

Audio, E85, Education, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, Motorcycle, RFA