It’s All in the Family

Through Bioheat®, family-owned soybean farms are supporting other family businesses Allison Heaney is the third-generation owner of a family heating oil business in New York City, and she’s turning to a product with roots on family-owned soybean farms to help her company keep up with customer demand. More on Bioheat:  New York Remains Committed to

New York Remains Committed to Bioheat® and Biodiesel

Whether for transportation fuel, heating oil, or simply to help clean up the air, New Yorkers are committed to using biodiesel and the biodiesel-based home heating oil alternative known as Bioheat®. Read about a few of the leaders driving demand for U.S. soybean oil through increased biodiesel usage in the Big Apple. New York City

Biodiesel Works in New England’s Coldest Temperatures, and It Can Work for You

6 Tips for Using Biodiesel in Cold Weather Boston received more than 100 inches of snow last winter, but that didn’t stop Harvard University’s biodiesel-powered fleet. The fleet of 75 vehicles, which includes shuttle buses, waste and recycling trucks, mail delivery vehicles and off-road maintenance equipment, uses more than 100,000 gallons of B20 (20 percent

Family’s Commitment to Bioheat Fuels Growth

Against all odds, Long Island family helped pioneer an industry Ray Hart wasn’t always sure his oil heating company was going to survive. Started in the back of a gas station he ran in the late 1970s, Hart Petroleum offered cash-on-delivery heating oil to customers in the Long Island, New York area. Learn About Bioheat

More Data Means More Demand

Checkoff-funded research and outreach help gain acceptance for biodiesel More on the Checkoff’s Role with Biodiesel Click here Key players in the automotive industry – from engine manufacturers to petroleum producers – are paying attention to biodiesel, and that means a stronger market for U.S. soybean farmers. For more than 20 years, U.S. soybean farmers

Three Ways the Checkoff Supported Biodiesel’s Road to Success

The soy checkoff has supported the biodiesel industry throughout its journey to acceptance. Three examples of checkoff collaboration with the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) include helping to establish an industry specification, develop standards for fuel quality and test biodiesel’s performance. More on the Checkoff’s Role with Biodiesel Click here Industry Specifications – In working to

New California Standard Could Boost Soybean Value

Biodiesel given top score for reducing carbon emissions One state’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions could mean more value for U.S. soybeans. Biodiesel was recently given the best carbon score among all liquid fuels in California’s revised Low Carbon Fuels Standard, boosting the fuel’s demand potential in the nation’s most-populated state. “California’s reaffirmation of biodiesel

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