Content tagged "biofuels"

Biofuels and Bioproducts from Wet and Gaseous Waste Streams: Challenges and Opportunities

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

To provide an initial characterization of the wet and gaseous organic feedstocks available in the continental U.S., and to explore technological...

Why is there such an emphasis on power production from biomass?

Farm Energy Wood Energy Updated: March 11, 2016

Woody biomass is an abundant and readily available resource that historically has not been used much except by forest products manufacturers as an internal...


Farm Energy Wood Energy Updated: October 17, 2015

USDA-NIFA (National Institute for Food and Agriculture) currently funds 7 bioenergy Coordinated Agricultural Projects (CAPs) through Agricultural and Food...

Societal Motivations and Barriers in Biofuels Arena

Wood Energy Updated: November 13, 2013

by Sudipta DasmhapatraIntroduction / BackgroundUnderstanding the public attitude, barriers to use and adoption of bioenergy crops and fuels is important due...

What are the pros and cons of using crop residues or wastes for biofuel production?

Farm Energy Updated: July 05, 2012

Corn stover, straw, and other crop residues remaining after harvest can be an excellent source of organic material for biofuel production. They are...

What are the differences between biofuels, biopower, and bioproducts?

Farm Energy Wood Energy Updated: November 16, 2010

What is direct land use, or direct land use change?

Farm Energy Updated: October 08, 2010

Will harvesting woody biomass improve or reduce forest health?

Wood Energy Updated: March 12, 2010

What is the difference between ethanol labeled E10 and E85?

Wood Energy Updated: February 05, 2010

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