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Assessment of Willingness to Supply Dedicated Energy Crops on Marginal Lands in the Northeastern United States to Improve Water Quality

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Wei Jiang, PhD student, Penn State University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education According to the Chesapeake Bay Model, planting certain biomass crops (specifically grasses like switchgrass and winter crops like winter rye and...

Shrub Willow Establishment: Can cover crops play a role in weed and nutrient management?

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher

Presenter: Eric Fabio, Cornell UniversityControlling weed competition is a critical component of shrub willow establishment due to low planting density and initially poor competitive ability. Recommendations formed in the US fifteen years ago stress the need for...

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 ...

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...