Hoon Ge with MEG Corp has updates about biodiesel during Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska. MEG Corp is an industry leader in product solutions, testing services and fuel consulting. They provide expertise to fuel distributors, fleets, mechanics and others who utilize fuel in their operations.
Sherry Vinton, Nebraska's Director of Agriculture shares thoughts on the importance of Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska. Nebraska agriculture is well-positioned to greatly impact the country’s transition to be less carbon-intensive. While new technologies find their footing, corn and soybeans grown right here in Nebraska will continue to feed and fuel the world for a long time.
Greg Anderson, farmer and district director on the Nebraska Soybean Board from Newman Grove, talks about Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska in the month of May. Renewable Fuels Month highlights the importance of renewable biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, especially for Nebraskans.
Andy Chvatal, executive director of the Nebraska Soybean Board says now is the time to submit requests for funding in FY24. The deadline for submitting proposals is May 12, 2023.
Eugene Goering, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board district director from Columbus has an update on aquaculture and planting progress.
Wesley Wach, Nebraska Soybean Board demand and utilization coordinator discusses the DustLock™ Matching Funds Program. The program will provide a funds match of up to $10,000 for each applicant or location looking to improve road conditions.
Terri Zimmerman, director of education and outreach for the Nebraska Soybean Board reviews last week's 2023 Nebraska FFA State Convention. Held the last week in March this year, more than 7,600 FFA members traveled from all corners of the state to Lincoln to attend, and 687 students received their State FFA Degrees during the event.
Mike Tomes, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board district director from Utica reviews last week's research meeting. NSB reviews production and crop research proposals for the upcoming fiscal year.
Steve Martin, Executive Director of the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN) talks about what they have been doing and brings an update on the Nebraska poultry industry. AFAN is an alliance of leading commodity organizations in Nebraska working together to advance livestock development within the state.
Greg Anderson, Newman Grove farmer and district director on the Nebraska Soybean Board reviews last week's Commodity Classic. Total attendance this year was 9,120 with 4,528 of those being farmer attendees. 72% of those farmers find Commodity Classic to be the most valuable event they attend all year.
Nebraska soybean farmers face important issues in the field and market. Listen to the Nebraska Soybean Weekly Radio Update to keep up with the latest in soybean programs, news from the field, and interviews from your district representatives on the Nebraska Soybean Board.
The weekly, two-minute program updates soybean farmers about current events and projects supported with Nebraska soybean checkoff dollars.
Listen to the weekly radio update on the following stations or from the archive below.
- KRVN AM/FM
- KTIC AM/FM
- KAWL AM
- KTMX FM
- KAMI AM
- KNEB AM/FM
- KFOR AM/FM
- KZEN FM