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MSU Studies Renewable Packaging Made with Soy

In this Pods for Profit, we’ll hear about how farmers are investing in research to use soybeans as a petroleum replacement in food packaging. Dr. Eva Almenar with Michigan State University’s School of Packaging and Master’s student Adian McArdle discuss initial research steps. ...

Who should have authority in renewable energy siting?

A package of bills introduced in Lansing this week by Democrats would shift approval of renewable energy projects from local authorities to the Michigan Public Service Commission. Michigan Farm Bureau’s Matt Kapp tells Brownfield their members are strong advocates for renewable energy, but siting... Read More.

Opportunities for canola in the Renewable Fuel Standard

Canola-oil derived renewable diesel and other related biofuels now qualify as “advanced biofuels” under the Renewable Fuel Standard thanks to a determination by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency late last year. In this episode of Fueling Conversations, U.S. Canola Association Director Tom Hance explains how... Read More.