Censky Nominated as Deputy Ag Secretary

cindy zimmerman

Over two months since he took office, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is finally getting some nominations to fill USDA positions. Late Thursday, Perdue announced that President Trump has nominated American Soybean Association CEO Stephen Censky to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. “Our work has only just begun in delivering results for the people of American agriculture, and the experience and …

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#Biodiesel – It’s Not Just for Fuel

Joanna Schroeder

Biodiesel, it’s just not for fuel. This is one of the messages that National Biodiesel Board’s (NBB) Kaleb Little shared with media during the #2016 AgMedia Summit in St. Louis this week. Jamie Johansen spoke with him about some of the benefits the biodiesel industry brings to livestock producers. “The livestock industry has always been important to biodiesel. As the …

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ASA Says Biodiesel Production Helps Livestock Industry

John Davis

While the American Soybean Association (ASA) is happy the latest proposal for biodiesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is higher than it was, they would still like to see more. At last week’s Ag Media Summit, ASA president and farmer Wade Cowan of Texas said they want the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to understand that more biodiesel production actually …

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Biodiesel Helps Livestock Producers Profitability

Cindy Zimmerman

Biodiesel is known for powering vehicles across the country, but it also helps power profitability for poultry and livestock farmers. The United Soybean Board, Iowa Biodiesel Board and Iowa Soybean Association shared that message this week during an event at the Western Dubuque Biodiesel plant. According to the groups, increased demand for biodiesel also increases the demand for domestic soybeans …

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