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Iowa Biodiesel at-a-Glance

  • There are 12 biodiesel plants throughout the state of Iowa.
     
  • Iowa biodiesel producers made about 305 million gallons of biodiesel in 2017, according to the National Biodiesel Board.
     
  • This makes Iowa the leading biodiesel-producing state.
     
  • An ABF Economics study of biodiesel production levels shows Iowa biodiesel supported about 3,800 full-time equivalent jobs in the state in 2017.
     
  • The same study shows the Iowa biodiesel industry adds $456 million of GDP annually.  
     
  • Economic research shows soybean, corn, livestock and hog farmers all benefit from biodiesel production.
 
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