Entries by ellen

Biomass-Based Diesel (BBD) Volumes Stagnant in New EPA Proposal

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has not recognized the potential for Biomass-Based Diesel (BBD) and advanced biofuels in their latest environment fuel proposal. In their recent press release, the American Soybean Association (ASA) expressed their concern that the environmental benefits associated with this type of clean energy do not appear to have been considered in […]

Corn and Soybeans as Wisconsin Cover Crops

A recent article from Corn Agronomy discusses the difficulty that can come with finding the right cover crop. Did you know that both corn and soybeans are considered options for cover crops in the state of Wisconsin? A cover crop is designed to protect soil from erosion (wind and water), improve water quality by protecting […]