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EcoWillow 2.0: An Updated Tool for Financial Analysis of Willow Biomass

Farm Energy Updated: September 13, 2016

  EcoWillow is a financial analysis tool developed by SUNY-ESF that allows users to model the costs and revenues of willow biomass production through every...

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...

BCAP Helps Commercialize Shrub Willow for Bioenergy in Northern New York

Farm Energy Wood Energy Updated: April 20, 2016

   The USDA Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) was designed to expand bioenergy feedstocks beyond existing cash crops by encouraging both the...

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...

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...

Research Summary: Characteristics of Willow Biomass Chips Produced Using a Single-Pass Cut-and-Chip Harvester

Farm Energy Updated: April 20, 2016

Harvest method impacts wood chip quality--use a single-pass cut-and-chip method and willow makes the grade. Biomass for bioenergy and/or bioproducts can be...

Research Summary: Sequestration of Carbon by Shrub Willow Offsets Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Farm Energy Updated: April 19, 2016

Shrub willow is a short-rotation woody biomass crop that could be an important part of our renewable energy future. By sequestering carbon in below-ground...

Research Summary: Development of a Single-Pass Cut-and-Chip Harvesting System for Short Rotation Woody Crops

Farm Energy Wood Energy Updated: April 19, 2016

Many types of specialized machinery for harvesting short rotation woody crops (SRWC) exist, including small and large single-pass cut-and-chip systems, whole...

Maximizing Planted Area and Biomass Production in Shrub Willow Bioenergy Fields

Farm Energy Updated: April 19, 2016

 An important consideration for commercial shrub willow crop production for bioenergy is the percentage of land area on which the crop is produced (aka, the...

Timothy Volk, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Farm Energy Updated: April 12, 2016

Dr. Timothy Volk has more than 25 years of experience working in the fields of forestry, agroforestry, short-rotation woody crops, bioenergy, and...

Justin Heavey, State University of New York

Farm Energy Updated: July 14, 2015

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