NEWS
Fri May 2, 2014 10:20 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Last year, total U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel fuel reached 525 million gallons compared to 61 million gallons in 2012, according to a report posted Friday by the Energy Information Administration.

The United States imports two varieties of biomass-based diesel fuel: biodiesel and renewable diesel.

Two principal factors drove the increase in U.S. biodiesel imports: growth in domestic biodiesel demand to satisfy renewable fuels targets, and increased access to biodiesel from other countries, EIA said.

"The U.S. switched from being a net exporter of biomass-based diesel in 2012 to a net importer in 2013 by a ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
Ethanol Blog
EPA Sends RFS to OMB
Ethanol Stocks at 3-Week High
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Blog
ACE Elects Board of Directors
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Stocks, Production Decline
Pattison Pleads Guilty to RIN Fraud
Ethanol Blog