December 12th & 13th, 2014
Farm Bureau State Convention
in French Lick, Indiana
Indiana Farm Bureau
Agriculture Websites of Interest
Application is due to
your County Woman Leader by March 1, and may be sent
to her anytime prior to that date. This scholarship
is sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc.
Career Enrichment Scholarship
The Indiana Farm Bureau
Career Enrichment Scholarship is to be awarded to an
adult, 21 years or older, who intends on enriching
their career of choice. The scholarship may be used
for a workshop, seminar, credit or non-credit class
or degree program. Application is due to your County
Woman Leader by March 1, and may be sent to her
anytime prior to that date.
Harry L. Pearson Outstanding Leader Scholarship
University freshmen and School of Agriculture
students are eligible for the Harry L. Pearson
Outstanding Leader Scholarship. Funded by Indiana
Farm Bureau, Inc. this scholarship is given in honor
of IFB past president Harry L. Pearson, who has a
great love for agriculture education, Purdue
University and Farm Bureau.
The Marion Stackhouse Memorial Scholarship was
established to assist Indiana Farm Bureau members in
their educational pursuits in an agricultural field
of study. Scholarship applications will be judged by
a committee knowledgeable in the area of educational
District 3 Scholarships
District 3 offers
three scholarships to a Farm Bureau family
Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Jasper, Newton,
Tippecanoe or White Counties.
How do biodiesel
emissions compare to petroleum diesel?
Biodiesel is the only alternative fuel to have
fully completed the health effects testing
requirements of the Clean Air Act. The use of
biodiesel in a conventional diesel engine results in
substantial reduction of unburned hydrocarbons,
carbon monoxide, and particulate matter compared to
emissions from diesel fuel. In addition, the exhaust
emissions of sulfur oxides and sulfates (major
components of acid rain) from biodiesel are
essentially eliminated compared to diesel.
Of the major exhaust pollutants, both unburned
hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides are ozone or smog forming precursors.
The use of biodiesel results in a substantial reduction of unburned
hydrocarbons. Emissions of nitrogen oxides are either slightly reduced
or slightly increased depending on the duty cycle of the engine and
testing methods used. Based on engine testing, using the most stringent
emissions testing protocols
required by EPA for certification of fuels or fuel additives in the US,
the overall ozone forming potential of the speciated hydrocarbon
emissions from biodiesel was nearly 50 percent less than that measured
for diesel fuel.