National Farmers Union Senior Advisor Anne Steckel says the push for renewable diesel is expanding to other feedstocks. “At the National Farmers Union, one initiative that we are working on is getting a pathway to allow canola to be qualified as a renewable diesel feedstock. It’s now in an official rule making process at EPA.” Diversifying into feedstocks provides farmers with new opportunities. “A lot of farmers are figuring out the different markets through ethanol, renewable diesel, biodiesel, and different feedstocks and that we can reduce carbon.”
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