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Bioenergy Friday Web Seminar - Solar Leasing

Friday, November 6, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by F. John Hay

Solar PV with little to no upfront costs. Solar leasing has become common in many States with private companies offering contracts to install solar at a home or business with a contract for the home or business owner to purchase the power. This seminar will introduce...

Perennial Grass Decision Tool: Comparing Switchgrass with Alternative Cropland Uses in the Midwest

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Chad Hart, F. John Hay

Presenters: Keri Jacobs and Chad Hart, Iowa State University. Co-Developer: Rob MItchell, USDA-ARSPerennial warm season grasses for use as bioenergy crops is still a future possibility, yet current opportunities exist to use perennial warm season grasses for erosion...

BioChar and Beyond

Friday, October 31, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay

Presented by Matt Kieffer, Juan Proano and Bernardo del Campo, Students, Iowa State University Matt Kieffer is a student at Iowa State University who, along with fellow ISU students have started a biorenewable business. Matt will discuss biochar from...

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...

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...

Anticipated Impacts of RFS 2014 Volumes on U.S. Corn and Soybean Prices

Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter: Dr. Bruce Babcock, Iowa State UniversityBioenergy Friday Web Seminars provide expert analysis and interpretation of bioenergy and renewable energy topics relevant today. The diverse topics range from biofuel feedstocks, logistics, economics, and conversion...

Commercializing the Industrial Beet-Sugar Pathway in the Northern Plains

Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by David Ripplinger

Host: F. John Hay, U. Nebraska-Lincoln, Bioenergy Fridays SeriesEfforts to develop an industrial beet-sugar industry in North Dakota are underway. In this presentation, an overview of the pathway will provided, as will a summary of completed activities, and next...

Diversifying cellulosic feedstocks with native perennial grasses

Friday, September 27, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

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...

Ethanol Use in Antique Tractors and Other Legacy Engines

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay, Ed Brokesh

Presented by Ed Brokesh, Kansas State University This webinar will look at the interaction of ethanol with different materials found in older engines. It will also consider the combustion process and what that may mean for the operation an older engine. Participants...

Aphid Resistance in Perennial Bioenergy Feedstock

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay

Discovery of Aphid Resistance in Perennial Bioenergy Feedstock. Presented by Kyle Koch, Graduate Student at the University of Nebraska Lincoln; and researcher for the CenUSA Bioenergy Project . Bioenergy Fridays Web Seminar Series is hosted by John Hay, University of...

Bioenergy Crops Production Trials Update

Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay, Dennis Pennington

Presenter Dennis Pennington of Michigan State University provides info on Bioenergy Crops for the Upper Midwest. Dennis has been growing Bioenergy crops throughout Michigan for multiple years. He has plots which include; Miscanthus, Switchgrass, Hybrid Poplar, Canola,...

Modern Biodiesel Production, fuel quality, BMP’s, and Success Stories

Friday, March 29, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay

Presenter: Richard Nelson from the National Biodiesel Board Bioenergy Fridays Web Seminar Series 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. Start...

Current and Emerging Biodiesel Feedstocks

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by F. John Hay, Richard Nelson

Presenter: Richard Nelson, Engineering Extension, Kansas State University Bioenergy Fridays Web Seminar Series 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. ...

Myths and Facts Surrounding Greenhouse Gasses, Climate Change, and Global Warming

Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by F. John Hay

Presenter Tapan Pathak from University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides facts on Climate Change. Bioenergy Fridays Web Seminar Series 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,...

Small Wind Turbine Physics

Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by F. John Hay

John Hay presents info on small wind turbine physics, why turbines are designed to look the way they do, and why the laws of physics are a limiting factor to how much power a turbine can produce. This presentation will give insight to wind turbine design and why some designs...