Soybean CEOs United For Clean Fuels

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The heads of several state soybean organizations and the American Soybean Association (ASA) sat down together at the first Clean Fuels Conference in Tampa this week to share their perspectives on the changing landscape for agriculture and clean fuels. Kansas Soybean Association CEO Kaleb Little moderated the conversation with ASA CEO Steve Censky, Iowa Soybean Association CEO Kirk Leeds, North …

Audio, Biodiesel, Biofuels, Clean Fuels Alliance, Soybean

Clean Fuels Industry United as One

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Clean Fuels Alliance America CEO Donnell Rehagen welcomed representatives of an industry united as one for a sustainable energy future at the first ever Clean Fuels Conference in Tampa, Florida Tuesday. Formally the National Biodiesel Conference, the new focus encompasses biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel. “We are united with federal and state legislators and regulators who are looking …

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Seed Industry and Sustainability Demands at #ASTACSS

Cindy Zimmerman

Wednesday’s general session at the ASTA CSS & Seed Expo on Wednesday focused on the opportunities and challenges for the Seed Industry and Sustainability Demands. Tristan Brown with the SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, Kerry Trombley of Marathon Petroleum, and Honeywell’s Kevin O’Neil discussed how governments and corporations are increasingly leading with climate-smart and sustainability initiatives and what …

ASTA, Audio, Biofuels, carbon, Seed, Soil, Sustainability

ZimmCast 700 – NAMA Fall Conference & Export Exchange

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. We’re reached another milestone. This is episode 700 of the podcast that started back at the beginning of 2005. You can find them all on by searching the category link for the ZimmCast. This week I’m going to share a few interviews from my week last week in Minneapolis. This includes the NAMA …

Audio, Biofuels, Ethanol, NAMA, RFA

Yield10 Bioscience Honored with AgTech CEO of the Year

Cindy Zimmerman

Yield10 Bioscience CEO Oliver Peoples has been selected as 2022 AgTech CEO of the Year by AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global agricultural and food technology markets. Peoples serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Yield10 Bioscience, which is developing Camelina as a sustainable platform crop to …

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Farms and Biofuels Groups Cheer Climate Provisions

Cindy Zimmerman

Farm and biofuel organizations are pleased with provisions included in the Inflation Reduction Act signed into law by President Biden Tuesday, including new funding to encourage agricultural conservation programs and advance biofuels. “Through this legislation, Congress and the administration recognize that farmers’ voluntary climate-smart agricultural practices are an important part of addressing climate change,” said Brooke Appleton, the National Corn …

Audio, Biodiesel, Biofuels, Corn, Ethanol

ZimmCast 696 – Yield10 Bioscience

Cindy Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Yield10 Bioscience is an agricultural bioscience company that is developing improved Camelina varieties for the production of proprietary seed products, and to discover highly valuable genetic traits for the agriculture and food industries. The company is working to establish a high-value seed products business based on developing superior varieties of Camelina for the production …

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Yield10 Bioscience Renames Canadian Subsidiary

Cindy Zimmerman

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:YTEN), an agricultural bioscience company, today announced a name change for its Canadian subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc. from Metabolix Oilseeds. Yield10 Bioscience is focused on innovation in oilseed crops to develop crop-based solutions to address global food security, climate change and plastic waste in the environment. Yield10 Oilseeds was founded in 2010 and is based in …

Biofuels, Biotech, Seed, Sustainability

Yield10 Bioscience Offers Winter Camelina Contracts

Cindy Zimmerman

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., an agricultural bioscience company, today announced an open enrollment program for growers for contract production of winter Camelina. Farms located in Montana and Idaho, as well as southern Alberta (Canada) and Saskatchewan (Canada) are eligible to participate in the program. One of Yield10’s primary goals is to establish Camelina as a revenue generating winter cover crop that …

Biofuels, Farming

Biofuel Groups React to Final RFS Rules

Cindy Zimmerman

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a package of actions Friday setting biofuel volumes for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for years 2020, 2021, and 2022, and introducing regulatory changes intended to enhance the program’s objectives. According to the Renewable Fuels Association, the final regulatory actions taken by EPA “bring certainty back to the Renewable Fuel Standard and pave the …

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