Ethanol Report on 40B SAF Tax Credit and Beyond

Cindy Zimmerman

The 40B tax credit guidance and modified GREET model released April 30 by U.S. Treasury lays the groundwork for U.S. ethanol producers and farmers to participate in the emerging market for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). But since 40B expires at the end of this year, all the attention will now turn to implementing the 45Z credit to start next year, …

Audio, Biofuels, Corn, Ethanol, Podcasts, RFA, SAF

DWFI Podcast 34 – Impacts of Climate Change in the US

Cindy Zimmerman

The Fifth National Climate Assessment is federally mandated by Congress and released every four years to serve as the foremost review of research on the current and future impacts of climate change in the United States. In this episode of the Water for Food Podcast, DWFI Director of Communications and Public Relations Frances Hayes discusses key findings of the report …

Audio, climate, Food, Podcasts, Water, Water for Food

National Ethanol Conference Wrap Up

Cindy Zimmerman

The 29th National Ethanol Conference held in San Diego California last week may go down as one of the best and most timely industry meetings ever, setting the stage for major decisions that hang in the balance this year, including year-round availability of E15 and a revised GREET model that will determine ethanol’s role in sustainable aviation fuel. The Renewable …

Audio, Ethanol, National Ethanol Conference, Podcasts, RFA

DWFI Podcast 33 – Economic Cost of Drought

Cindy Zimmerman

Aakanksha Melkani, a postdoctoral research associate at the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI), researches the economic implications of drought in the United States, specifically on agricultural sectors. In this edition of the Water for Food Podcast, we are sharing an episode of Nebraska on Tap, a podcast produced by the Middle Republican Natural Resources District in Nebraska. Host …

Audio, Podcasts, Water for Food, Weather

Tackling the Podcast Download Numbers Challenge

Chuck Zimmerman

“There are three types of lies — lies, damn lies, and statistics.” ― Benjamin Disraeli Providing audience numbers for media has never been an easy task, but when it comes to online metrics, it is a challenge that has been getting increasingly difficult. Let’s just look at podcasting, which has skyrocketed in popularity since we first started doing it in …


DWFI Podcast 29 – Nicole Lefore, DWFI

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI) at the University of Nebraska to lead its new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Irrigation and Mechanization Systems (ILIMS). In this episode of the Water for Food Podcast, we hear from Nicole Lefore, the director of the new lab and the associate …

Audio, Food, International, Irrigation, Podcasts, Water, Water for Food

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 31

Chuck Zimmerman

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Reaping the Benefits of Cover Crops In this episode, we’ll learn more about the benefits of cover crops and how they can fit into your nutrient management plan. KAS technical agronomists, Lacie Thomas and Evan …

Agribusiness, Agronomy, Audio, cover crops, Koch Agronomic Services, Nutrient Management, Podcasts

DWFI Podcast 28 – Ron Yoder, UNL IANR

Cindy Zimmerman

Ron Yoder is a pillar of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln community and most recently served as the senior associate vice chancellor for UNL’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR). After nearly 20 years of leadership at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Yoder has announced he will retire this fall. Yoder joined UNL in 2004 as the department head for the …

Audio, Food, Podcasts, University, Water, Water for Food

ZimmCast 717 – Syngenta at #FPS23

Cindy Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This episode of the ZimmCast features what’s new with Syngenta Seeds, Golden Harvest, and NK Seeds – all from the 2023 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. Listen to interviews with Kramer Farney, Golden Harvest head of marketing; NASCAR Driver Sammy Smith; Mary Kay Thatcher, senior lead for federal government relations at Syngenta; Eric …

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DWFI Podcast 27- Dick Wolfe and Felicia Marcus

Cindy Zimmerman

In our third and last episode from the 2023 Water for Food Global Conference, produced by the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska (DWFI), we hear about “Western rivers, a changing climate, and the role of irrigated agriculture.” Our guests for this episode are retired Colorado state engineer Dick Wolfe, a farmer and Senior Advisor …

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