Diversifying cellulosic feedstocks with native perennial grasses

Presented by DK Lee, University of Illinois, who will discuss the role of Prairie Cordgrass and other perennial grass feedstocks in biomass production.

Beneficial bioenergy feedstock should have positive environmental aspects and not compete with food production. Our native prairie grasses can meet both of these requirements. Native prairie grasses as dedicated energy crops have been estimated by agricultural models to have greater potential profits than conventional crops on approximately 16.9 million ha within the United States...

Bioenergy Fridays Web Seminar Series is hosted by John Hay, University of Nebraska  and  eXtension Farm Energy; held (usually) on the last Friday of the month at 10 AM Central Time, 11 ET, 9 MT, 8 PT. Sign up to get email notices from John at http://bioenergy.unl.edu

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