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NEWBio Team Defines Human Systems Driving the Bioeconomy Transition

Farm Energy Updated: February 26, 2018

NEWBio research discovers social, cultural, and economic motives behind local bioenergy decisions.Led by Weston Eaton and Michael Jacobson of Penn State, the...

NEWBio Harvest, Preprocessing, and Logistics Team Optimizes Biomass Supply Chain Processes

Farm Energy Updated: January 24, 2018

NEWBio shows producers new methods that can save them sizable costs in their biomass operations, including a 20% reduction in harvesting.The NEWBio Project's...

NEWBio Feedstock Improvement Team Breeds Better Switchgrass and Willow for the Bioeconomy

Farm Energy Updated: January 24, 2018

Breeding new perennial grass varieties of willow and switchgrass with useful bioenergy traits for the Northeast drives NEWBio team.  Perennial crops...

Research Summary: Research Finds Strong Genetic Diversity in Switchgrass Gene Pools

Farm Energy Updated: February 28, 2017

Genetic diversity in native switchgrass populations will benefit new varieties developed for biofuel production and ecosystem services. Funded by...

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...

Renmatix Processes Biomass into Sugars for Industrial Use

Farm Energy Updated: March 31, 2016

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

Plant Breeders Create New and Better Switchgrass Varieties for Biofuels

Farm Energy Updated: March 04, 2014

Through  innovations such as new hybrids, delayed flowering, and genomics, plant breeders hope to double biomass yields of switchgrass and other bioenergy...

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