Fueling Conversations with NBB
May 14, 2021
BIOHEAT® FUEL IS A MORE ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVE TO TRADITIONAL HEATING OIL AND NATURAL GAS
In this edition, Mike Heffelfinger, NBB governing board member, discusses opportunities in the bioheat® fuel market and the positive impact it has on soybean growers. Bioheat® fuel is a blend of biodiesel and ultra-low sulfur heating oil, making it a simple choice and smart solution that results in a better fuel for your home and the environment.
May 7, 2021
A NEW STUDY HAS FOUND THAT SWITCHING TO BIODIESEL CAN RESULT IN HEALTH BENEFITS
In this edition, Pat Hobbs, a farmer from southeast Missouri, discusses a new, landmark study that contributes to the mounting evidence showing how biodiesel can move the needle on an issue important to all Americans—their health.
The study conducted by Trinity Consultants was sponsored by the National Biodiesel Board with support from the Nebraska Soybean Board, South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, California Advanced Biofuels Alliance, Iowa Soybean Board, and the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board.
April 30, 2021
BIODIESEL WORKS SEAMLESSLY WITH EXISTING VEHICLES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
In this edition of Fueling Conversations with NBB, Phil Ramsey, a farmer from central Indiana, highlights the technical aspects of biodiesel and how it’s more accessible than consumers are aware. Today’s diesel vehicles are recommended for use with a biofuel blend with up to 20 percent biodiesel, and most heavy-duty engine manufacturers support B20 in their new engines.
April 23, 2021
BIODIESEL IS A BETTER ALTERNATIVE, CLEANER CHOICE, AND AVAILABLE NOW
In this edition of Fueling Conversations with NBB, Bob Metz, a former chairman of the National Biodiesel Board, discusses the environmental benefits of biodiesel and renewable diesel. He describes how the industry is ready to meet carbon reduction goals today, which would greatly benefit the environment, instead of waiting for other technologies to develop and come online with positive benefits over the next decade.
April 16, 2021
NBB SHARES INDUSTRY VISION AND THE FEEDSTOCK PRODUCTION IT WILL TAKE TO GET THERE
In this edition of Fueling Conversations with NBB, Dave Walton, an Iowa farmer and NBB governing board member, highlights the industry’s goal of producing six billion gallons of biodiesel and renewable diesel by 2030, and, with advancements in feedstocks, 15 billion gallons by 2050. Farmers, consumers, and the environment will benefit from biodiesel, renewable diesel, and renewable jet fuel being recognized as premium products.
April 9, 2021
BIODIESEL CREATES MORE VALUE FOR SOYBEAN FARMERS
In this edition of Fueling Conversations with NBB, Greg Anderson, a Nebraska farmer and NBB governing board member, highlights how biodiesel helps drives demand for soybean oil, the primary feedstock for U.S. production, and ultimately creates more value