NBB Honors Secy Vilsack with Leadership Award

Joanna Schroeder

The National Biodiesel Board praised Sec. Vilsack as one of the strongest advocates for renewable fuels in the nation, and presented him with the National Energy Leadership Award during the final day of the 10th Annual National Biodiesel Board Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. “I’ve witnessed the beginning of a rural renaissance that is remarkable, and you, sir, have …

Agribusiness, Audio, Biodiesel, Biofuels, National Biodiesel Conference

Soybean Growers See Fruits of Labor in BioVegas

Joanna Schroeder

Ever wondered about the fruits of your labor? Soybean growers from around the country had the opportunity to see all the different products made from soybeans during the Farmers Las Vegas Tour (or should we say BioVegas tour) where they visited the Rebel Oil Fuel Terminal, the Biodiesel of Las Vegas plant, and the SYNLawn showroom, where where soybeans are …

Audio, National Biodiesel Conference, Soybean

USDA Releases Climate Change & Ag Report

Joanna Schroeder

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a comprehensive report that synthesize the scientific literature on climate change effects and adaptation strategies for U.S. agriculture. The report, “Climate Change and Agriculture in the United States: Effects and Adaptation,” was created a an input to the National Climate Assessment with scientists from the federal service, universities, non-governmental organizations, industry, tribal …

Agribusiness, Audio, Climate Change, National Biodiesel Conference

A Look Back at Milestones in Biodiesel Industry

Chuck Zimmerman

The ZimmComm team is in action at various locations like the National Ethanol Conference, Cattle Industry Convention and I’m currently covering the National Biodiesel Conference. We’re really enjoying seeing so many of our friends. The opening general session of this year’s National Biodiesel Conference was a fantastic look back at 20 years of the National Biodiesel Board and 10 years …

Ag Group, Audio, National Biodiesel Conference

Las Vegas Biodiesel Conference Time

Chuck Zimmerman

For the first time ever the National Biodiesel Conference will be held in Las Vegas. I will be there along with Cindy and Joanna Schroeder. We’ll be biodiesel blogging and providing coverage mostly on Domestic Fuel. Here’s where you can find registration information if you haven’t gotten that done yet. To get a preview of what’s to come listen in …

Ag Group, Audio, Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Conference, Soybean

Meet the Who’s Who at NBB Conference

Joanna Schroeder

There are more than 10 reasons to attend the National Biodiesel Board’s Conference: Momentum, and here is reason number 5: Meet People. This conference marks the 20th Anniversary of the event and is still the place to meet and greet the real players in the biodiesel industry. The event is being held in Las Vegas (how apropos they would offer …

Agribusiness, Biofuels, National Biodiesel Conference, Soybean

Orange County Choppers Paul Sr. Unveils Biodiesel Bike

Chuck Zimmerman

The big news today at the National Biodiesel Conference was the unveiling of the biodiesel bike built by Paul Teutul, Sr., Orange County Choppers. The bike was built in partnership with CIMA Green. Today the bike debuted on stage driven by former NBB Chairman, Ed Hegland. Then Paul Sr. himself drove it onto the biodiesel vehicle showcase floor where he …

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National Biodiesel Conference Opening Speech

Chuck Zimmerman

Joe Jobe, CEO, National Biodiesel Board, welcomed attendees to the 2012 National Biodiesel Conference this morning. He started out by telling a story about what biodiesel means to him and how he got involved in energy, politics and history. One of the things that really got him interested in the industry was, “I wrote a paper for my high school …

Audio, Biodiesel, Biofuels, National Biodiesel Conference