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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…


A new academic paper published in Biotechnology for Biofuels shows biodiesel’s benefits are even better than previous models suggest. Updated modeling from Purdue University suggests the advantage of using biodiesel has been underestimated by 10 percent.


If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about the biodiesel industry, this may be your chance. The Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (MSR&PC) will be selecting 20 applicants to get a look inside the industry by attending the National…


The DieselSellerz, stars of Discovery's "Diesel Brothers," made their highly anticipated appearance at Farmfest Thursday morning. The four bearded buddies, who are building a truck for the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (MSR&PC), posed for photos and chatted with…