Fueling Conversations

Season 2
May 20, 2022

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUSTAINABLE AVIATION FUEL

In this episode of Managing for Profit, Clean Fuels Alliance America Technical Director Scott Fenwick discusses how sustainable aviation fuel utilizes feedstocks and can reduce carbon emissions compared with the traditional jet fuel it replaces over the lifecycle of the fuel.

May 13, 2022

INDUSTRY GROWTH, EXPANSION OF SOY PRODUCTION

A growing biofuels industry is signaling the need for expanded soybean processing capacity in the U.S. In this episode of Managing for Profit, Clean Fuels Alliance America CEO Donnell Rehagen discusses the expanded feedstocks and soybean processing capacity needed to meet the industry vision of reaching six billion gallons by 2030.

May 6, 2022

THE SECOND PHASE OF A STUDY EXPLORING THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF SWITCHING TO BIODIESEL IS NOW AVAILABLE

In this episode of Managing for Profit, Floyd Vergara, director of state governmental affairs with Clean Fuels Alliance America, discusses study findings including how low-carbon fuel can reduce cancer risks, decrease premature deaths, and alleviate asthma complications.

APRIL 29, 2022

OILSEED COVER CROPS ARE A LOW CARBON SOLUTION FOR FEEDSTOCKS IN BIODIESEL AND RENEWABLE DIESEL

In this episode of Managing for Profit, Alan Weber, an advisor to Clean Fuels Alliance America and a partner with Marciv, discusses future opportunities for oilseeds that provide climate-friendly feedstocks and cover crops.

APRIL 22, 2022

BIOHEAT® FUEL IS A CLEAN AND SUSTAINABLE HEAT SOURCE OPTION

In this episode of Managing for Profit, Paul Nazzaro, a strategic partner with Clean Fuels Alliance America and president of the Nazzaro Group, discusses the benefits of Bioheat® Fuel blended with biodiesel and ultra-low sulfur heating oil. He also outlines the role the agriculture industry plays in providing renewable resources to help heat homes.

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APRIL 15, 2022

BIODIESEL AND RENEWABLE DIESEL ARE NOT THE SAME

In this episode of Managing for Profit, Scott Fenwick, technical director with Clean Fuels Alliance America, discusses the differences and similarities between biodiesel and renewable diesel, the benefits they bring farmers, and what’s on the horizon for the fuels.


APRIL 8, 2022

MANUFACTURERS (OEMS) CONTINUE TO SUPPORT HIGHER BIODIESEL BLENDS

Equipment manufacturers and fleets have been strong supporters of biodiesel over the past thirty years. And, as diesel fleets are looking to do even more to lower their carbon footprint, they’re looking at B20 and beyond.

In this episode of Managing for Profit, Jennifer Weaver, OEM Market Development Manager for Clean Fuels Alliance America, outlines diesel fleet interest in and adoption of biodiesel blends.


APRIL 1, 2022

CLEAN FUELS ALLIANCE AMERICA REPRESENTS DIVERSITY OF FUELS, GROWING INDUSTRY

This year, the National Biodiesel Board unveiled a new name and brand – Clean Fuels Alliance America— to better reflect the role biodiesel, renewable diesel, and sustainable aviation fuel play in carbon reduction efforts. In this Managing for Profit, Clean Fuels CEO Donnell Rehagen discusses the reasons for the change.

Season 1
July 2, 2021

BIODIESEL STARTED IN AND CONTINUES TO GROW IN MISSOURI… AND BEYOND


In this edition, farmer Kyle Durham discusses how Missouri basically started soybean farmers’ involvement in biodiesel in 1991. His grandfather Don Heil was part of the original group that supported biodiesel. He discusses the start of the industry and how it continues to grow today with the support of checkoffs in other soybean-growing states, as well as the United Soybean Board and American Soybean Association.


JUNE 25, 2021

SOYBEAN FARMERS ARE HELPING TO DRIVE THE BIODIESEL MARKET

In this edition, Minnesota farmer Jim Willers discusses how biodiesel was created by U.S. soybean farmers to use excess soy oil and the industry has continued to grow since. Today, with an operating capacity of three billion gallons, the biodiesel industry benefits farmers, consumers, the environment, and economy.

JUNE 11, 2021

BIODIESEL IS GAINING MOMENTUM FROM COAST TO COAST

In this edition, Dennis Gruenbacher, a soybean grower from Kansas, discusses seeing the excitement of people who use biodiesel and the growing demand for the fuel during his travels to New York, California, and many places in between. Biodiesel users are found all over the country because it’s widely available and is ready for consumers to use now.

JUNE 4, 2021

THE BIODIESEL INDUSTRY HELPS FUEL THE ECONOMY

In this edition, Jonathan Gibbs, a farmer from south-central Wisconsin, discusses the benefits the growing biodiesel industry brings to the U.S. economy. Biodiesel supports more than 60,000 American jobs and adds more than $13 billion to the economy. Find out more in the latest segment of Fueling Conversations with NBB.

MAY 28, 2021

THE GROWING BIODIESEL INDUSTRY IS NOT TAKING AWAY FROM AVAILABLE LAND, FUEL, OR FOOD SUPPLIES

In this edition, Greg Greving, a farmer from Nebraska, discusses how biodiesel is made from by-products and uses readily available and diverse resources. The biodiesel industry doesn’t require new land and hasn’t caused any changes to available land or agricultural production. Instead, the industry uses excess soybean oil without taking away from available food, fuel, or land sources.

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, 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.

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 sustainable aviation 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 for farmers.

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We invite you to listen in to these interviews with farmer leaders covering all the biodiesel and renewable diesel industry has to offer including environmental benefits, the industry’s mission and vision, feedstock production and growth, technical advancements and so much more.

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