#Propane Celebrates 5 Years of Farm Incentives

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, PERC, Propane

After five years of applied research through the Propane Farm Incentive Program, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has some good data to back up the benefits for farmers switching to propane equipment in higher performance, improved efficiency, and significant cost savings. Over 400 producers from 32 states have participated in PERC’s incentive program over the last five years. …

Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, PERC, Propane

New Holland Reveals Prototype Propane Tractor

Joanna Schroeder Alternative energy, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Propane

For ten years, New Holland’s brand position has been as a Clean Energy Leader and the company didn’t disappoint at this year’s Farm Progress Show with the launch of the third-generation Alternative Fuels Tractor prototype that is powered by propane autogas. I got all the details about the cutting-edge tractor from New Holland’s Mike Cornman who said the concept tractor …

Alternative energy, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Propane

#FEW16 Panel Focuses on Unlocking Marketplace Access

Joanna Schroeder Audio, biofuels, E15, E85, Equipment, Ethanol, FEW, Growth Energy, RFA

A conversation took place during the FEW Ethanol Workshop this week that focused on how to get greater market access for ethanol blended fuels. The panel, “Exploring Strategies to Unlock Greater Marketplace Access for Conventional and Advanced Biofuels,” featured ethanol experts on the frontlines of increasing ethanol infrastructure across the country. These are the men (and shout out to the …

Audio, biofuels, E15, E85, Equipment, Ethanol, FEW, Growth Energy, RFA

RFA Releases E15 Retailer New Equipment Guidance

Joanna Schroeder biofuels, E15, Equipment, Ethanol, Retailers, RFA

With E15 offerings on the rise across the U.S., the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has released a guide to assist retailers with choosing legal equipment with which to dispense the renewable fuel. The E15 retailer new equipment guide provides information on how to properly offer E15 at the retailer level. In addition, RFA is highlighting what they believe are key …

biofuels, E15, Equipment, Ethanol, Retailers, RFA

Tier 4 Regulations Could Give Propane, CNG Boost

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), EPA, Equipment, Propane

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published its final Tier 4 regulations that affect heavy duty vehicles, construction equipment and agriculture equipment. Past Tier 4 emission standards have decreased particulate matter and NOx levels over time and it’s is now on engine manufacturers to refine engines to further reduce Nitrogen Oxide emissions that enter into the air. Unless of course, …

Agribusiness, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), EPA, Equipment, Propane

New Holland Focus on Clean Energy at Expo Milano

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, biofuels, Equipment, Ethanol, Ethanol News, methane, New Holland

The centerpiece outside the New Holland Agriculture Sustainable Farm Pavilion at Expo Milano is a prototype methane-powered tractor that the company is developing to help farmers run their equipment on self-generated energy. “We are a clean energy leader company,” said New Holland Agriculture Brand president Carlo Lambro. “Methane is really close to zero emission.” In addition, Lambro says methane is …

Audio, biofuels, Equipment, Ethanol, Ethanol News, methane, New Holland

New Holland Partners with SUNY on Biomass Project

Cindy Zimmerman biomass, Energy, Equipment, New Holland, Research

New Holland Agriculture is partnering with the State University of New York (SUNY) on a U.S. Department of Energy funded research project to develop ways to reduce the cost of delivering biomass for refinement. New Holland Agriculture will provide SUNY with an FR9080 self-propelled forage harvester with 130FB coppice header for use in the project. The forage harvester and header …

biomass, Energy, Equipment, New Holland, Research

Robert Baker Wins Growth/New Holland Sweepstakes

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, biofuels, corn, Equipment, Ethanol, Growth Energy, News

Robert Baker of Sue City, Missouri has won the 2014 Growth Energy Individual Membership Sweepstakes sponsored by New Holland. His prize included 200 hours of usage of a CR8090 combine with a New Holland Twin Rotor CR8090 combine corn head for the 2014 harvest season. “I am very excited, and I have a son and grandson that are more excited …

Agribusiness, biofuels, corn, Equipment, Ethanol, Growth Energy, News

CleanFUEL USA Secures UL Autogas Dispenser Listing

Joanna Schroeder Equipment, Propane

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has approved the Gilbarco Encore S liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) retail fuel dispenser used to dispense propane autogas. The dispenser also holds National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) approval. CleanFUEL USA receives Encore 700 S and Encore S cabinets and electronics directly from Gilbarco, and completes the autogas dispenser with UL-listed components. The finished product results …

Equipment, Propane