March 31, 2023
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On the Cover
From planes and trains to tractors and ships, soybeans are a feedstock used to produce biofuels suitable for various modes of transportation.
Executive Insights: Raising the bar
Ten years ago, Iowa embarked on an ambitious, first-of-its-kind effort to make meaningful and sustained improvements to water quality.
Biofuels produced from soybeans
The high oil content in soybeans makes them ideal to produce biofuels, a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels.
Digesters, bioenergy and conservation bonanza
Processing cover crops and manure hold economic and environmental promise for farmers.
Biodiesel industry rallies to answer call for growth
Better. Cleaner. Now. That’s the mantra of the soy-based biofuels industry given the product improves air quality and human health.
In their own words | Biofuel conference takeaways
Insights shared by soybean leaders and industry officials speaking at Clean Fuels Alliance America’s annual conference.
Soybean meal: A premier vegetable protein
As soybean crush capacity increases to meet the demands for soybean oil, what happens to the expected increased production of soybean meal?
Meet the Director: Jeff Frank
Meet ISA farmer-director Jeff Frank. He's one of 22 farmers on the Iowa Soybean Association Board of Directors.
Farmers celebrate soy in a 'to the moon' milestone
Li began working with North Carolina-based Columbia Forest Products to adapt his new soybean-based adhesive to hardwood plywood manufacturing.
Biodiesel supporters thank Iowa lawmakers
Some of the most comprehensive biofuels legislation in the country is starting to take effect in Iowa, a shift expected to improve consumer access to biodiesel.
Taking the initiative | Iowa Biodiesel Board
An Iowa group known for blazing the trail for biodiesel has received top recognition for its efforts with an award from Clean Fuels Alliance America.
Rural Route 2: A perfect season
While it’s March Madness on the court, it’s also March Madness on your home courts: your shops and fields.