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Kris Folland, Pat Sullivan and Craig Bangasser are ready for their close-ups. The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) directors (Bangasser’s term ended in 2017) are set to appear in the second of a pair of two upcoming episodes…


On June 26, Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC)  Director Kris Folland attended his first meeting as a newly-elected member of the Northern Crops Council (NCC). Folland replaces former MSR&PC Director Drew Parsley, who served two years on NCC,…


The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) expressed appreciation that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed an increase in the biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuel categories under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). While the proposed increase sends a very positive signal…


The Be Ready for B20 workshops are taking place this month throughout Minnesota in advance of the May 1, 2018 implementation of B20 (20 percent biodiesel). Tuesday's session was held in Mankato and featured representatives from MegCorp, and the Minnesota…


For Minnesota soybean farmers Pat Sullivan, Kris Folland and Craig Bangasser, the past year with the DieselSellerz has been surreal. Not only were they part of a Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council effort to strike a partnership with the…


California is the nation's largest biodiesel market, consuming about a quarter of the biodiesel used in the United States. But that distinction didn't happen overnight, Tom Verry, director of outreach and development for the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), told a group…


MANKATO—The DieselSellerz, stars of Discovery’s “Diesel Brothers” show, appeared at MN AG EXPO Wednesday to meet fans and preview the truck the foursome is building for the Minnesota Research & Promotion Council.


The Commerce Department issued a final determination Thursday in a case brought by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) Fair Trade Coalition regarding subsidized biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia. Earlier this year, the Commerce Department made a preliminary finding that…