Fueling Demand, Sustainably

Biodiesel and Bioheat® add new power to soybean farmers’ story It began 25 years ago as a way to make good use of surplus soybean oil. Today, the biodiesel industry has become a great example of modern-day agriculture to consumers, environmental groups and individuals curious about farm life. Biodiesel is recognized by the U.S. Environmental

Biodiesel Keeps on Truckin’…

Large trucking fleet using B20 powers soybean oil demand For G&D Integrated, a provider of transportation and logistics services based in central Illinois, exceeding client expectations requires the right resources to achieve maximum efficiency while staying on delivery schedules. Supply-chain management for domestic and international clients isn’t simple, but G&D Integrated has found that fueling

Biodiesel Pours Savings into Feed Supply

Livestock and poultry farms benefit from increased biodiesel demand. That’s because the more biodiesel that gets used, the more savings animal ag farmers experience on their soybean meal costs. Because biodiesel creates greater demand for soybean oil, more soybeans get crushed. The extra crush puts more soybean meal on the market, reducing feed costs. More

Life – Powered By Biodiesel

Regardless of location, biodiesel works for U.S. soybean farmers’ bottom lines When pulling up to a diesel pump in Chapman, Nebraska, don’t be alarmed if you find a 1980 Oldsmobile 98 Regency behind you in line. “I have an Oldsmobile 98 Regency with a 5.7-liter diesel engine,” says local soybean farmer Greg Greving with a

New Heating Oil Specifications Could Heat Up Biodiesel Demand

Many U.S. soybean farmers may never see the benefits of Bioheat® fuel in their own homes, but that doesn’t mean that they won’t see the perks of a new ruling on performance specifications. ASTM International, an organization that sets industry standards for fuels, recently released new performance specifications for blends of between 6 and 20

Hot on Soy

Increasing Bioheat® use leads to greater soybean value New data show demand for Bioheat® (biodiesel blended with heating oil) is growing and capable of even greater growth in the future. The rise increases demand for soybean oil and adds value for soybean farmers and the entire industry. A recent survey from the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA)

Looking at Biodiesel through a Chicken House Window

Biodiesel production provides an often overlooked benefit to poultry and livestock farmers – savings on soybean meal to feed their animals. Animal producers look for the best feeds at the most competitive prices, and biodiesel helps keep the cost of high-quality soybean meal competitive. Find out how much impact biodiesel can have for animal ag.

East Coast Winter Weather Is No Match for Biodiesel

Fuel’s dependability helps diesel fleets recover quickly from severe-weather emergencies New York winters are no joke, and they’re harshest on the trucks, equipment and workers that keep busy New Yorkers going when the weather tries to get them down. For Jim Reinish, manager of the Central Automotive division at the Port Authority of New York

Soybean Farmers Boost America’s Rural Economies with Biodiesel

The biodiesel industry contributes to the strength of U.S. soybean markets, an important value for soybean farmers and their communities. Not only do biodiesel plants purchase soybean oil and diversify soy demand, they strengthen rural communities and economies by supporting job and revenue growth. “Biodiesel helps revitalize rural communities across the country,” says Bob Metz,

Gains in Biodiesel Industry Add Up For Rural Areas

Biodiesel plants support their communities by providing jobs, market for soybeans The vitality of many rural communities and standard of living for their citizens often depend on the jobs available. Quality jobs lead to economic development capable of supporting and sustaining the resources communities require to support their local population. Today, more and more rural