Sessions Tagged With 'energy feedstocks'

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The Bioeconomy's Human Element

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher

Weston Eaton, postdoctoral research associate at Penn State University, presents Socio-cultural factors shaping landowner support for and willingness to plant bioenergy crops.Dr. Eaton's work examines renewable energy technology development from the perspective of people...

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...

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,...

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. ...

Miscanthus - a high yielding Energy Crop

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Latest in the series of NEWBio webinars. Speaker: Scott Coye-Huhn with Aloterra Energy. Giant Miscanthus is one of the highest yielding energy crops available for use on marginal lands. However, it is not well known in North America, and concerns are sometimes raised as to...

Northeast Bioenergy Webinar: Social vs Physical Availability of Wood

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 12:00 pm EST

Presented by Brett Butler, USDA Forest Service, Amherst MA The availability of wood, be it harvested for sawlogs, pulpwood, biomass or other products, is constrained by social and biophysical factors. Knowing the difference between social and biophysical availability is...