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Grant Writing Basics - "You Can Do It!"

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Mark Mirando

Presenters:Dr. Mark Mirando (USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture)Margaret Krome (Michael Fields Agricultural Institute)Una Van Duvall (Cross Management Services, Inc.)If you cannot access webinar dial-in for audio:Call in number: 888-844-9904Access Code: 964 9398

EcoWillow 2.0 - Updated Economic Analysis of Shrub Willow Crops

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Justin Heavey

Presented by Justin Heavey, SUNY ESFWillow is a Short Rotation Woody Crop (SRWC),being developed as a sustainable source of biomass for the production of bioenergy, biofuels and bioproducts. SRWC are fast-growing, hardwood species with the ability to ...

Biomass Torrefaction - Production, Technology, and Co-firing Economics

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Michael Jacobson

Presented by Tom Causer, President and COO, Terra Green Energy, LLCTune in to this webinar for an inside look at Terra Green Energy, LLC, and a discussion about its central process: torrefaction--how it works, why the process should be considered, what advantages it...

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...

Marginal Lands and Bioenergy

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Michael Jacobson

Speakers from Cornell University's College of Agriculture & Life Sciences : Brian Richards, Soil & Water Group, Biological & Environmental Engineering; Peter Woodbury, Soil & Crop Sciences Section, School of Integrative Plant Sciences; Julie Hansen,...

What is the Role of a Country’s Universities in Pluralistic Rural Advisory Services?

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Renee Pardello, Michael McGirr, Greg Crosby, Hiram Larew

This year’s Centennial Anniversary Celebration of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System (CES) highlights the important outreach and service function that the CES continues to provide through the auspices of U.S. Land Grant Universities. With the growing interest in...

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...

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...

Harvesting and Quality of Willow Biomass Crops

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Michael Jacobson

Speakers: Timothy Volk and Mark Eisenbies, SUNY-ESFIn the past, harvesting short rotation woody crops has been costly and often produced material that was not acceptable to end users. In this month's webinar, we will explore recent developments in the operation of a...

Alternate Market Opportunities for Bioenergy Feedstocks

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Michael Jacobson

Presenters: Evelyn Thomchick, Penn State Smeal College of Business and Sarah Wurzbacher, Penn State Extension In an environment where large-scale biorefineries and long-term contracts are difficult to secure, producers must identify opportunities to diversify the way they...

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...

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...