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E3A Technical Short: "Trunks" for teaching energy

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger, Torie Haraldson

Torie Haraldson, Montana State Extension, will provide an overview of using demonstration trunks for hands on programming related to energy. A lighting, insulation, and window "trunk" will be profiled. As the trunks are currently only available to WY and MT...

Pyrolysis of Biomass for Fuels and Chemicals

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenter: A.A. Kwesi Boateng, Lead Scientist, USDA-ARS, Eastern Regional Research Center, Wyndmoor, PAThis webinar will present the collection of knowledge developed during research into sustainable biofuels and co-products at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of...

Zero Net Energy Housing

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay

Presented by Tim Hemsath, AIA, LEED AP, University of Nebraska-Lincoln What is net zero? Net zero energy, net zero emissions, net zero waste, net zero cost, energy plus building, ultra-low energy houses? Many definitions exist. This presentation will explore the...

Perennial Herbaceous Biomass Production and Harvest: Best Management Guidelines to Achieve Sustainability of Wildlife Resources

Friday, May 23, 2014 at 11:30 am EDT - Presented by Susan Rupp, Amy Kohmetscher

Presenter: Susan Rupp, Certified Wildlife Biologist, Enviroscapes Ecological ConsultingHost: Amy Kohmetschter, CenUSA* quarterly web seminar series: Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USAThis webinar will focus "Best Management...

Pennsylvania’s Wood Energy Initiative

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenter: Michael Palko, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources This session presents the mission and purpose of Pennsylvania’s Wood Energy Initiative which is to establish decentralized, small thermal, and sustainable wood-fueled energy systems for...

Bioenergy Education: A Comprehensive Framework

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shiba Kar, Patricia Townsend, Nora Haider

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | 4pm PDT To attend register at http://breeze.wsu.edu/e27r7oksmvg/event/registration.html. Success in achieving the nation’s bioenergy goals depends on the human capital needed to drive innovation, commercialization, and operation of next...

Competition For Land Use: Why would the rational producer grow switchgrass for biofuel?

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Amy Kohmetscher

Presenter: Keri Jacobs, Iowa State UniversityHost: Amy Kohmetschter, CenUSA* quarterly web seminar series: Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USAThis presentation considers the current economics of switchgrass production in the Central...

E3A Spotlight: U of MO’s Farm Energy Efficiency Module

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Don Day, Amanda Marney

A discussion of University of Missouri's farm energy efficiency efforts, with a focus on lessons that can learned for other states. Relevant for Extension, Conservation Districts, and USDA partners!

A Day in the Life of a Renewable Identification Number (RIN) for Transportation Fuels

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay

Presented by Dr. Wally Tyner, Purdue University.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) to track renewable transportation fuels. The RIN system allows EPA to monitor compliance with the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), a...

Modeling Short Rotation Hybrid Poplar Plant Growth and Yield in Pacific Northwest

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Shiba Kar, Nora Haider

Modeling Short Rotation Hybrid Poplar Plant Growth and Yield in Pacific Northwest Hybrid poplar is one of the potential sustainable sources of bioenergy that could play a key role in sustainably meeting the long term energy needs in Pacific Northwest. A viable...

USDA Energy Programs - An E3A "Technical Short"

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger

Lorraine Werner, Area Director for USDA Rural Development - Wyoming, will offer an overview of RD's energy programs. The Section 9007 Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) will receive special attention. Please register at the link below! All are welcome!www.e3a4u.info

NEWBio: On-Farm Oilseed Pressing for Fuel and Food

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Chris Callahan, Douglas Schaufler, Michael Jacobson

Wondering how oilseed crops like sunflower, soybeans and canola are used on-farm for liquid fuel replacement and feed production? Ag Engineers Chris Callahan, UVM Extension and Doug Schaufler, Penn State will describe small-scale extraction with examples of different...

Poplar for Biofuels: Endophytes to Increase Sustainability and Disease Resistance

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Shiba Kar, Nora Haider

Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest presents research with endophytes that is designed to improve the sustainability of poplar-based biofuel and bioproduct production. Endophytes are beneficial microorganisms that live fully within plants without causing disease. ...

Developments in Switchgrass Production for Bioenergy

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Stacy BonosThe NEWBio Webinar Series is hosted by Mike Jacobson, Penn State University and eXtension Farm Energy and held (usually) on the second Tuesday of each month at 1PM Eastern time, 12 CT, 11 MT, 10 PT. These online, hour-long presentations are...

Integrating perennial grasses for sustainable agricultural systems to maximize farm profitability

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter Dr. DoKyoung (D.K.) Lee will discuss the potential of agriculture to include a perennial grass-based sustainable farming system within its landscape that will encourage environmental services, decrease use of fossil fuels and chemical products, improve diversity...