Benefits of Biodiesel Community Meeting

March 26 at 10:00 am: Meeting to discuss the benefits of using biodiesel in our rural, agricultural community.

The meeting will be held at the Boaz Community Center and is co-sponsored by the Bring It Home Biofuels Co-op and UW Extension. There will be three speakers, Q&A and a light lunch:

Tom Cox, Professor at UW Madison’s department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, on ‘Fueling the Future’ with biodiesel.

Gene Schriefer, U/W Extension Ag. Agent, on his experience with the Sunflower Project at U/W Platteville.

Jamie Derr on growing oil seed crops, processing and selling the food grade oil, and making biodiesel from recovered waste vegetable oil.

SunPower, a Cumberland WI biodiesel producer will have a supply of B20 biodiesel (a blend of 20% biodiesel with 80% diesel) available for purchase at a discounted rate.

Registration starts at 9:30am, discussion from 10 am to 11:30 am, followed by a light lunch. Free and open to the public.

The Boaz Community Center is located at: 17010 State Highway 171, Richland Center, WI 53581

Questions call 608 606-0276 or email

For details, see our events page.


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