NEWS
Fri Aug 30, 2013 02:07 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Low Carbon Fuel Standard is fueling a rapid increase in the size of California's biodiesel industry, according to a study released this week.

The case study was done by the Environmental Defense Fund and Environmental Entrepreneurs E2 profiling six companies, each representing one of six steps across the biodiesel value chain.

"These companies are integrating innovative practices and expanding the commercialization of low-carbon fuels with production capacities up to 20 million gallons a year," the study stated, more than doubling the California's less than 10 million gallon biodiesel capacity in 2010.

In the study released ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Can you trim inputs while growing soybeans in 2015? Here's a look at what you can and can't cut.
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
Related News Stories