Scientists Declare Biodiesel Support

Cindy Zimmerman

A new initiative was announced at the opening general session of the National Biodiesel Conference Monday – Scientists for Biodiesel. Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute founder Dr. Rob Myers made the announcement as co-chair of the campaign with Donald Danforth Plant Science Center President Roger Beachy. “Scientists sometimes have differences of opinion, but this declaration is intended to show the broad …

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Biodiesel Awards Presented

Cindy Zimmerman

Awards were presented at the National Biodiesel Conference in San Francisco Monday to people who have helped the industry grow. The winner of this year’s Impact Award from the National Biodiesel Board is Dr. Randall von Wedel of CytoCulture International, who has helped San Francisco become a leader in municipal use of biodiesel. NBB CEO Joe Jobe says Dr. von …

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New Holland Supports Biodiesel

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Biodiesel Conference is underway this week in San Francisco with the theme of “Leading Change Now.” One of the first companies to realize biodiesel’s potential for both farmers and farm machinery was New Holland, thanks to the influence of Gene Hemphill, manager of North American Industry Affairs for the company, pictured here (right) with National Biodiesel Board CEO …

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NBB Ceremony: Biodiesel Part of Solution

John Davis

During this week’s ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new National Biodiesel Board building in Jefferson City, those in attendance included local and state officials and nine members of the Board from around the country. Ed Hegland, chairman of the NBB, told the crowd that as a family farmer from Appleton, Minnesota he has felt the pain at the pump as fuel …

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