Preview of 2024 Clean Fuels Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s time for the 2024 Clean Fuels Conference. This year the conference is located in Ft. Worth, TX. The Clean Fuels Conference connects key players of the biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel industry for one can’t-miss event. Clean fuels for land, sea and sky come together for a week of expert sessions, exhibits and showcases. Attendees include clean …

Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, Clean Fuels Alliance, Soybeans

Ethanol Report on RFA Message to COP26

Chuck Zimmerman

The 26th U.N. Climate Change Conference, better known as COP26, is now underway in Scotland and the Renewable Fuels Association wants to send a message to world leaders that ethanol is already available to help meet climate goals. A new one-page fact sheet spotlights recent research and data proving that ethanol is an immediate solution for cutting greenhouse gas emissions …

Audio, biofuels, Environment, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, RFA

Wrap-up Report on Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Activities

Chuck Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association has completed its on-site activities at the Buffalo Chip Campground during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. To wrap things up I talked with Robert White, VP of Industry Relations, RFA. Official numbers of bikers is not ready yet but looks like it could be a record. The educational and promotion activities and sponsorships that RFA invests in …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Renewable Fuels Association, RFA

International Visitors to Sturgis Rally Love Ethanol

Chuck Zimmerman

The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally attracts visitors from all over the world. During the Free Fuel Happy Hours, educational and promotion efforts by the Renewable Fuels Association are conducted at the Buffalo Chip Campground. I spoke with one of the bikers who is a return visitor from Hungary. He says that in Hungary, fuel blended with ethanol up to 10 …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Renewable Fuels Association, RFA

Sec. Perdue Comments on Ethanol and SREs

Chuck Zimmerman

During a visit to the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) annual convention on Friday, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was asked about EPA’s supplemental proposal to account for small refinery exemptions and to address the concerns of the industry that it is insufficient. “I want to put it really simple,” said Perdue. “The president expects, I expect, and we …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, NAFB

Ethanol Report with Bikers and Free E10

Chuck Zimmerman

This program comes to you from Sturgis, SD and the annual Motorcycle Rally but specifically from the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Campground with the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). In this edition of The Ethanol Report podcast, RFA Vice President of Industry Relations Robert White talks about the Legends Ride which is sponsored by RFA and featured the auctioning of a custom …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol Report, RFA, Sturgis

Diesel Brothers Show Featuring MSR&PC Truck

Chuck Zimmerman

If you missed the last 4th season episode of Diesel Brothers then don’t miss the next episode. The Diesel Brothers Biodiesel Truck will star again. It was on display at this year’s Commodity Classic. Kris Folland, Pat Sullivan and Craig Bangasser are ready for their close-ups. The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) directors (Bangasser’s term ended in 2017) …

Biodiesel, Trucks

On Stage Promotion by RFA at #SturgisRally

Chuck Zimmerman

From Monday through Thursday this week the Renewable Fuels Association team gets on the Wolfman Jack Stage at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip to promote Free Fuel Happy Hours. Here you can see RFA’s Robert White letting the huge crowd know that the beach balls the team is tossing off stage need to be checked because some of them have $50 …

biofuels, Ethanol, Renewable Fuels Association, Video

Ethanol Report on Crappie Masters, Boats & E10

Chuck Zimmerman

In this report I will feature some comments from Crappie Masters and their Grenada Lake tournament which is happening this weekend in Grenada, MS. The Renewable Fuels Association is a title sponsor of the Crappie Master American Tournament Trail which puts them on par with other sponsors like Bass Pro Shops. In the report you’ll hear from the owner of …

Audio, Boats, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, RFA

Ethanol Powering Crappie Masters Boats

Chuck Zimmerman

When it comes to using ethanol blended fuel in your boat engine it is important to follow manufacturer directions and actually just properly maintain your equipment. That is advice from pro fishermen like Terry Richard here. Terry and teammate Casey Rayner will be competing in this weekend’s Crappie Masters tournament sponsored by The Renewable Fuels Association, American Ethanol, and Bass …

American Ethanol, biofuels, Boats, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA