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National Program 213: Biorefining

Teleseminar Series on Herbaceous Feedstock Logistics
A joint effort by USDA and DOE to disseminate information about new technologies, equipment and systems for harvesting, pre-processing and storing herbaceous cellulosic materials. Participants are experts in the area of feedstock logistics, and anyone wishing to participate can e-mail Robert.Fireovid@ars.usda.gov.


April 6, 2010

Dr. Chris Wright describes a depot-based feedstock logistics system developed at the Idaho National Laboratory.

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April 20, 2010

Paul Nikitovich of Bioenergy Investments describes a technology developed in Brazil to densify biomass at a relatively low-cost.

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May 4, 2010

Professor John Cundiff of Virginia Tech reviews the pros and cons of large square bales versus round bales for collecting and storing biomass in the Southeast U.S.

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June 1, 2010

Dr. Tom Richard, Director of the Institutes of Energy and the Environment at Pennsylvania State University covers technologies for on-farm pretreatment.

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June 15, 2010

Brett Braaten describes biomass densification equipment designed and built by Hunterwood Technologies (Alberta, CA).

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July 13, 2010

John Posselius of Case New Holland (CNH) discusses the use of CNH equipment for harvesting biomass.

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June 21, 2011

Matt Darr of Iowa State University shares his work on the use of large square bales for corn stover.

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September 13, 2011

Tae Hyun Kim discusses biomass pretreatment via low moisture anhydrous ammonia (LMAA).

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