Location: Soil Management Research
Project Number: 5060-11610-001-02-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Oct 22, 2008
End Date: Jun 22, 2013
To provide biomass suppliers with accurate guidelines for management of biomass removal and maintenance of soil quality.
Develop regionally applicable biomass feedstock harvest guidelines based on empirical and model analysis utilizing and enhancing available models; validate guidelines and recommendations through on-farm research trials; conduct regional sustainable biomass harvest round-table sessions with producers; characterize biomass feedstock and ash; assess impact of ash on plant growth and soil properties.