The Illinois Soybean Association announced its lineup of fiscal year 2022 checkoff-funded projects that put Illinois soybean farmers’ profitability at the center of their work by growing opportunities for soybean uses, markets, accessibility and demand.
The B20 Club of Indiana is excited to welcome two new fleets — the Muncie Indiana Transit System and Ozinga — to its exceptional lineup of members dedicated to promoting cleaner air and a lower carbon footprint through the use of B20 biodiesel fuel.
Soybean fields could hold the keys to a more sustainable transportation system. By using fuel, motor oils, hydraulic fluid, degreasers — even tires — made from soybean oil, fleets can reduce petroleum use, cut carbon footprints and improve worker safety.
Like most farmers, maintaining my equipment is important to my bottom line and my ability to do my job efficiently. And that includes my semi grain truck that runs on biodiesel.
The common misconception of biodiesel is that cold weather limits performance, but temperatures plunging as low as negative 10 degrees in February were no trouble for a fleet of ADM trucks that ran more than 23,500 trouble-free miles on sustainable B100 biodiesel.
Industry leaders shared how they intend to keep momentum rising in the next decade to meet the National Biodiesel Board’s vision of 6 billion gallons by 2030.
Four diesel fleets in Indiana were recently inducted as inaugural members of the newly-formed B20 Club of Indiana.