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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...

USDA SBIR Application Webinar Series - Preparing and Submitting Your Proposal

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Part 3 in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) webinar series...You’ve developed your idea, now what? This webinar will shed light on the grant writing process, preparing your proposal for submission, and the steps for submitting your application. The target...

USDA SBIR Application Webinar Series - Developing Your Idea

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Part 2 in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) webinar series...In this webinar we’ll discuss how to develop your idea by identifying the opportunity/problem, a potential solution, and gaining the support of others. In addition, this module covers SBIR topic areas,...

USDA SBIR Application Webinar Series - Overview

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Part 1 in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) webinar series...This first webinar answers these important questions: What is the USDA Small Business Innovation Research program? Am I eligible to apply? What’s in it for me? What is the application process? What are...

The Legal Landscape for the Clean Power Plan

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher

Presenter: Lara Fowler, Penn State Law, is a chapter author of “The Law and Policy of Biofuels” Hosted by: Northeast woody/warm season Biomass Consortium (NEWBio)* and the Clean Power Plan webinar seriesThis webinar will provide a brief recap of the U.S. Clean Power Plan...

Approaches to CPP State Implementation using Biomass: A Look at Oregon and Washington

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Chuck Hersey

Speakers:Marcus Kauffman, Biomass Resource Specialist, Oregon Department of Forestry Chuck Hersey, Forest Health Planner, Washington State Department of Natural Resources This presentation offers a glimpse into state-level approaches to the Clean Power Plan...

Meet Dr. Otto Gonzalez, NIFA Director CIP

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Meet Dr. Otto Gonzalez, Director CIPThe International Agriculture Section of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) is hosting a webinar May 9 at 1 p.m., with Dr. Otto Gonzalez, NIFA’s new Director of the Center for International Programs (CIP). ECOP...

Bioelectricity under the Clean Power Plan (CPP)

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Carrie Annand, Vice President of External Affairs with the Biomass Power Association (BPA) This presentation focuses on the EPA's Clean Power Plan and various states' plans for including biomass to produce electricity. She will also look at policy factors...

Incorporating Traditional Forest Product Markets in CPP

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Greg Latta, University of Idaho This presentation focuses on the issue of baseline choice in evaluating the greenhouse gas (GHG) implications of biomass usage in energy generation. Baseline determination essentially involves some sort of modeling effort to...

Webinar: Effectiveness of a Pacific Northwest Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax in the Context of the Federal Biofuel Policy

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

This webinar will explore how the federal biofuel policy on cellulosic feedstock along with a tax structure that seeks to control carbon dioxide emissions will help achieve sustainable biofuel production in the Pacific Northwest. In particular, the study models and ...

Emissions Accounting for Biomass Under the Clean Power Plan

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Emily McGlynn, Senior Advisor at Forest Trends This presentation addresses the calculations in the EPA's Biogenic Emissions Accounting Framework, which recently completed a second round of review by the agency's Science Advisory Board. This will have ...

Market Opportunities for Hybrid Poplar

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

To attend register at: http://goo.gl/forms/RieUsKvLal Presented by: Brian Stanton from GreenWood Resources and Tim Schallich from Columbia Forest Products. Sponsored by: Washington State University Extension with funding from Agriculture and Food Research Initiative...

Counting Carbon in Bioenergy Systems-Opportunities and Challenges

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Peter Woodbury, Cornell University This presentation considers aspects of the carbon cycle critical for bioenergy carbon accounting in general. (The EPA accounting framework specifically will be addressed in the next session.) In addition to the carbon cycle,...

Estimation of job creation and economic activity from investment in hybrid poplar bio-jet fuel

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 2:30 pm EST

This study estimates the net economic impacts of short-rotation poplar for bio-jet fuel production in California, Washington, and Oregon. Regional impacts such as potential biofuel output and employment opportunities are explored as well as poplar production,...

Pretreatment of Woody Biomass for Biofuel Production

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm EST

Presenter: J.Y. Zhu, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products LabHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) Biofuel production from woody biomass through the sugar platform requires efficient production of fermentable sugars either chemically and enzymatically by...