A Midwestern state is incentivizing farmers to replace diesel irrigation motors with electric well units to reduce engine pollution.
But, not every farmer is on board. South-Central Nebraska farmer Doug Saathoff tells Brownfield there is a better alternative for growers and consumers.
“We can reduce greenhouse gases by over 50 percent, and there are so many other health benefits with using biodiesel. We don’t need to throw away good diesel engines to replace them with electric because we have something that works right now.”
He says diesel engines use drop-in fuel.