Tractor Pullers to Run On 100% Biodiesel

John Davis

Those high-powered tractors that scream down the track will have even more sternum-rumbling power as they’ll soon be running on 100 percent biodiesel. This United Soybean Board news release says the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) will allow for the pure green fuel in all of their diesel pulling classes this season. It’s good news for the pullers, who will …

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Biodiesel Ups Bean Prices Without Raising Food Prices

John Davis

Soybean growers are getting more for their beans because of biodiesel, but consumers aren’t being pinched by higher food prices at the grocery stores. According to the United Soybean Board, a new study done for soybean checkoffs in Minnesota, Nebraska and the Dakotas show that biodiesel production has pushed U.S. soy oil prices higher than they were before the green …

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American University Switching to More Biodiesel

John Davis

Well, we might not like a lot of things coming out of the nation’s capital, but this one’s pretty good. American University in Washington, D.C. is switching to a 20 percent biodiesel blend for its campus shuttles. This article in Biodiesel Magazine says they’ll highlight the change during an April 2 event with the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition …

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Soy Checkoff Spotlights Biodiesel at Tractor Pulls

Cindy Zimmerman

Soy-based biodiesel will once again be part of the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) season this year, thanks to the sponsorship of the United Soybean Board (USB) and the soybean checkoff. As part of a larger strategy to promote soy biodiesel’s benefits among diesel users, the checkoff will once again co-sponsor the NTPA season of approximately 80 tractor pulls across …

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