The F.A.M.E. FORUM Blog

April 23, 2014

Small-scale biodiesel successes from coast to coast

BY Ron KotrbaTwo community-scale producers, one in South Carolina and the other in California, find success in troubling times READ MORE

April 15, 2014

2012 global biodiesel production rises slightly

BY Ron KotrbaWhile overall global biofuel production fell in 2012 for the first time since 2000, biodiesel production rose slightly, according to a recent Worldwatch Institute report. READ MORE

April 09, 2014

Minn. biodiesel mandate still on track

BY Ron KotrbaMisleading headlines say the future of Minnesota's biodiesel mandate is uncertain. Don't believe everything that you read. READ MORE

April 02, 2014

Training fuel distributors on increased biodiesel blends

BY Ron KotrbaMark your calendar for one of four dates on which Paul Nazzaro (NBB petroleum liaison) and Jeff Fetkenhour (Gorge Analytical) will present a webinar on fuel supply chain logistics issues and opportunities as they relate to biodiesel blends. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Biodiesel Magazine website gets fresh look, added functions

BY Ron gets a facelift, new online plant map and additional functions READ MORE

March 19, 2014

Biodiesel: Coming soon to an ethanol plant near you

BY Ron KotrbaAn upcoming article of mine in Ethanol Producer Magazine, and clear your schedule for a May 8 webinar on co-location of biodiesel production at ethanol plants READ MORE

March 12, 2014

Biodiesel producers get lion's share of $60M from USDA

BY Ron KotrbaIn USDA's latest payout to advanced biofuel producers, the biodiesel industry comes out on top. READ MORE

March 05, 2014

Springboard Biodiesel diversifies with launch of local fuel sales

BY Ron KotrbaChico, Calif.-based small-scale biodiesel equipment provider broadens business with up to 350,000 gallons of biodiesel production, sales READ MORE

February 26, 2014

NORA reauthorization a boon for Bioheat

BY Ron KotrbaNORA's reauthorization in the Farm Bill will support greater use of Bioheat READ MORE

February 19, 2014

Mo. high school gets $100,000 grant to build biodiesel center

BY Ron KotrbaAfter a year-and-a-half's worth of efforts, Rockwood Summit High School has received a $100,000 grant from Monsanto to build its new biodiesel production and education center on campus READ MORE

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