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Food vs fuel the debate rumbles on

Its 2009 and some things don’t change… the its your fault, no its your fault arguments over how much the biofuel industry is to blame for high food prices is one argument that is bringing some heat to this frigid January in London. The heat is coming from the US, and is only a little […]

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There’s a plan!

The US National Biodiesel Research and Development Board has plan for Biofuels. Published two days ago…it will be interesting to see if it changes much after January…. in the light of Obama’s victory in the polls last night.

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Two US associations react to rising food prices

The National Biodiesel Board and the Renewable Fuels Association have issued statements refuting the position of many of the US food sales companies that rising food costs are being caused by rising crop prices. They may have a point in the US which consumes a significant amount of processed food where the input of energy, […]

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US biofuel industry says: don’t blame us for food price hikes

The US National  Biodiesel Board is telling people that the rise in prices at grocery stores is down to the rise in fuel prices not down to the diversion of food crops in the US into fuel. Joe Jobe, the NBB ceo says that the Grocery Manufacturers Association is campaigning to put the blame for […]

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The cost of lobbying for biodiesel

The cost of lobbying by the National Biodisel Board in the US has been published by Congress. In 2007 the National Biodiesel Board spent about $1.2m, which seems pretty small beer to me, according to Hemscott

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Jim Lovel speaks at National Biodiesl board meeting

Jim Lovell of Apollo 13 spoke at the recent National Biodiesel Board meeting in Orlando, covered by my colleague Stephen Burns for ICIS and caught for posterity on his camera phone.

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Chicago board of trade offers monthly agricutlural updates

The Chicago Board of Trade is offering monthly global agricultural market up dates, from 15th of each month.

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CBOT mini corn and wheat futures

If you’re dabbling or playing seriously in the Chicago Board of Trade Mini corn and wheat futures, you can see what the market’s doing at no charge and live.

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Chicago board of trade offers smaller corn contracts

The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) will be offering mini-sized Agricultural Futures for people who want to trade smaller lots electronically from 14 May 2007.

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