Sessions Tagged With 'bioenergy'

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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...

Thermal Manure-to-Energy Systems for Farms: Technical and Environmental Feasibility

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by John Ignosh

The Farm Manure-to-Energy Initiative is regional, collaborative effort focused on demonstrating and evaluating the performance of thermal, poultry litter-fueled technologies capable of producing energy and facilitating the transport of excess nutrients out of high-density...

Biofuels for the Environment and Communities

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

US Department of Energy (DOE) Earth Day WebinarPresenters: Drs. Virginia Dale from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Christina Negri from Argonne National Laboratory.Biomass-derived fuels are a promising, domestically sourced replacement for fossil-based fuels that can...

Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest: Biochemicals the First Steps Toward Commercialization

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Nora Haider, Marina Heppenstall

November 12, 2014 | 10am PST To attend, please register at http://breeze.wsu.edu/e1qqoskzih1/event/registration.html Biochemicals, produced during the conversion pathway to biofuels, offer more immediate market opportunities for emerging biofuel industries in the...

Biofuels Policies: Why a Clean Fuels Standard and Other Government Policies Are Important to Bringing the Advanced Biofuels Industry to Scale in the Northwest

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Nora Haider, Marina Heppenstall

National Bioenergy DayWednesday, October 22, 2014 | 10am PST To attend register at http://breeze.wsu.edu/e23i2yqmosz/event/registration.html The biofuel and biochemical industries face stiff competition with the petroleum industry, making them very sensitive to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

Switchgrass Economics: Production Cost and Market Value - CenUSA Webinar

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Amy Kohmetscher

Presenter: Dr Richard Perrin, University of Nebraska - LincolnHost: Amy Kohmetschter, CenUSA* quarterly web seminar series: Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USADr Perrin will review current information about expected yields of switchgrass...

Where Can We Grow Hybrid Poplar in the Pacific Northwest?

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

Hardwood Biofuels Webinar Series Where Can We Grow Hybrid Poplar in the Pacific Northwest? To develop a sustainable hybrid poplar biofuels industry in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), hundreds of...

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...

Will poplar bioenergy farms maintain soil and water quality?

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

To identify potential environmental impacts of poplar biofuel feedstock cropping system, Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest is monitoring a number of soil quality and environmental parameters. Studies include soil organic matter, biological activity, physical structure, ...