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Research Project: Optimizing Juniper Utilization for Bioenergy and Bio-based Products and Sageland Steppe Restoration (T.R. Miles Technical Consulting)

Location: Forage Seed and Cereal Research

Project Number: 2072-12620-001-05-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 15, 2017
End Date: Feb 28, 2019

Analyze currently available technologies for the mobile pyrolysis and field application of juniper biomass.

Suitable processes for the conversion of juniper into biochar will be evaluated, and one selected for on-site demonstration. The material value of the biochar and other products made from low-value residuals will be estimated by researching current markets.