Team is Theme for Biodiesel Chair at #NBB16

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Conference, Soybeans

National Biodiesel Board chairman Ron Marr with Minnesota Soybean Processors addressed the second general session of the 2016 National Biodiesel Conference with the message of teamwork to accomplish industry goals. “As a team we have a shared drive and commitment to go out and win,” said Marr. “And as an industry, we have fought hard and had many successes but …

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#NBB16 Biodiesel Lifetime Achievement Award

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Conference, Soybeans

Mike Livergood is retiring this year from ADM after nearly four decades with the company and for his many years of service to the industry, he received the Eye on Biodiesel Lifetime Achievement award this year at the National Biodiesel Conference in Tampa. Livergood has been at the forefront of helping develop the biodiesel industry, even before it was commercialized …

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Oilseeds, Corn Rise on Biodiesel, Ethanol Numbers

John Davis Agribusiness, Biodiesel, corn, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Soybeans

Futures prices for oilseeds, such as soybeans, as well as the price of corn rose after the federal government’s announcement on the amount of biodiesel and ethanol to be blended into the nation’s fuel supply. This report from Nasdaq says soybean prices rose to a five-week high, while corn prices also saw some gains. Buying in the soybean-oil market also …

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Biodiesel Industry Welcomes #RFS RVO Numbers

Joanna Schroeder advance biofuels, Biodiesel, EPA, NBB, RFS, Soybeans

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the final renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for years 2014, 2015 and 2016 as well as the volumes for the biomass-based diesel category for 2014-2017 that includes biodiesel volumes. The volumes were raised since the proposal in May 2015 and the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) welcomed the improved #RFS …

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Biodiesel & Bioheat Forum Great Success

Joanna Schroeder advance biofuels, Audio, Biodiesel, Bioheat, Soybeans

Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (MSRPC) hosted the Biodiesel/Bioheat Forum recently and it was a huge success said Keith Schrader, Chairman of MSPRC. He told DomesticFuel that what promoted the Council to put the event together was having gone to New York City for the past few years to participate in the Bioheat Tour. “So I went out this …

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RINS, Tax Credit Good Drivers of Biodiesel

Joanna Schroeder advance biofuels, Audio, Biodiesel, Bioheat, Soybeans

John Wenzel, with FC Stone, is a large energy dealer and works primarily with large fuel dealers and end users. He spoke during the Biodiesel/Bioheat Forum in Mankato, Minnesota last week. He recently moved to Kansas City from Minnesota and said it was good to be be back. When asked what he was hoping to convey to attendees he answered, …

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Eric Degesero: Bioheat Wins Environmental Contest

Joanna Schroeder advance biofuels, Audio, Biodiesel, Bioheat, Soybeans

Eric Degesero runs the Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey who represents retail heating oil and Bioheat distributors as well as motor fuel distributors throughout the state. Degesero said during the Biodiesel/Bioheat Forum in Mankato, Minnesota last week that the state, and thus his members, are seeing interest in Bioheat but an accelerated interest in the heating oil blend due …

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Everyone Wins with Bioheat

Joanna Schroeder advance biofuels, Audio, Biodiesel, Bioheat, NBB, Soybeans

Paul Nazzaro said that Bioheat has been a win, win situation for marketers, the biodiesel industry and the petroleum people as well during the Biodiesel/Bioheat Forum that recently took place in Mankao, Minnesota. Nazzaro is the President of Nazzaro Group, who is a liaison between the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and companies who want to, or do sell Bioheat. Specific …

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New Biodiesel Techs, Feedstocks Help Expand Bioheat

Joanna Schroeder advance biofuels, Audio, Biodiesel, Bioheat, Soybeans

Doug Root works in the world of biofuels in his role with the Ag Utilization Research Institute (AURI) where he looks for new opportunities for Minnesota commodities and co-products. One example: biodiesel. Root spoke during the Biodiesel/Bioheat Forum in Mankato, Minnesota where East met Midwest, or the home of Bioheat met the home of soybean production. There are new technologies, …

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