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Soybeans as a source of energy

Biodiesel is an alternative fuel for diesel engines cars, buses and trucks derived from natural oils like soybean oil or animal fats. Biodiesel is usually blended with petroleum diesel to create cleaner fuels.

Vehicles that use biodiesel emit less pollution. It also helps us lessen our dependence on foreign oil because we can grow soybeans on our farms!

If you would like to learn more about biodiesel, visit the National Biodiesel Board website.