Poll: Majority of Nebraskans want to develop biodiesel industry

Plantations International News The majority of Nebraskans who responded to a Rural Nebraska Poll are in favor of developing alternative sources of energy, including biodiesel and ethanol. About 2,000 rural Nebraska residents responded to the poll conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics in partnership with the University of Nebraska Rural Futures Institute. The 20th annual Rural Nebraska Poll, mailed out this spring to about 6,200 randomly selected households in 86 counties, asked questions that included climate change and energy sources. Other questions in the 14-page questionnaire were related to well-being, community, community involvement and education. The respondents’ average [...]