Content tagged "ag energy case studies"

Making Business Decisions with Precision Data Can Encourage Perennial Grass Production

Farm Energy Updated: August 30, 2016

Case Study: AgSolver, an Iowa-based company, helps producers shift to perennial grass production using software tools that assess crop potential and...

ReEnergy Holdings: Offering Markets for Biomass in the Northeast

Farm Energy Updated: July 08, 2016

ReEnergy Holdings LLC works with willow growers and uses waste and shrub willow wood to generate electricity.As a vertically integrated renewable energy...

Renmatix Turns Biomass into Sugars for Industrial Use

Farm Energy Updated: April 20, 2016

Technology patented by Renmatix enables the manufacture of industrial sugars from biomass on a scale that is commercially cost-effective. Renmatix, the...

Terra Green Energy: Pioneers in Torrefaction for Commercial Co-Combustion

Farm Energy Updated: April 20, 2016

A torrefaction demonstration facility employs a patented process to convert biomass into a renewable, energy-dense carbon carrier that functions much like...

New Holland Agriculture Expands Offerings for Biomass Harvest and Handling

Farm Energy Updated: April 20, 2016

Renewable energy production options are growing thanks to expanded farm equipment capabilities for harvesting biofuel feedstocks like shrub...

Ernst Conservation Seeds Transforms Leftover Biomass into Energy Product

Farm Energy Updated: April 20, 2016

Switchgrass biomass left over after seed harvest had little value for Ernst Conservation Seeds until the company began using it to manufacture pellets.Ernst...

Double A Willow Strengthens Biomass Supply Chain by Providing Willow Plantings to Biofuels Industry

Farm Energy Updated: April 20, 2016

As the largest supplier of shrub willow planting stock in the United States, Double A Willow is a critical link between research and the commercial...

Greenhouse Efficiency and Conservation Case Studies

Farm Energy Updated: March 17, 2016

Case studies of greenhouse growers and other farmers using alternative energy for heating in greenhouses and running equipment have been posted by UVM...

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