Weekly Radio Report

Hoon Ge of MEG Corp. talks about last week's open house at the Roca biodiesel blending station. Six projects have been implemented through the NSB Biodiesel Infrastructure Partnership program, the seventh one being implemented at Roca.

Wesley Wach, demand and utilization coordinator for the Nebraska Soybean Board talks about the recent trade mission to Chile. The group had the opportunity to meet with the company that purchased three vessels of soybean meal from the PNW and also gained insight from integrated poultry and pork companies interested in sourcing more soybean meal from the U.S.

Tom Hoxmeier, communications coordinator with the Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) discusses the Ready to Roll Soy Tire Giveaway. NSB and other partners will give away one set of Goodyear Assurance WeatherReady® tires, which incorporate soybean oil in their tire formulation.

Blake Johnson, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board district director from Holdrege talks about using biodiesel on his farm as we conclude Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska.

May is Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska and Tom Verry with Clean Fuels Alliance America talks about the research and development of biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation. He also talks about how these fuels impact Nebraska soybean farmers.

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.

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.
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