Blog For Tag "biomass"

  • U.S. Biodiesel Industry Update

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Thursday, February 02, 2017 Biodiesel production in the United States in 2015 reached a volume of 1.263 billion gallons, declining 1.2% from the 2014 level (1.278 billion gallons) (see Figure 1). Production from January to September 2016 was up 19.7% to 1.128 billion gallons compared with the same period the previous year (0.943 billion gallons).

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  • Biomass Utilization in Dry Weather

    posted by Merlin Siefken on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 The current dry spell in much of the Midwest raises some challenges the fledgling bio-products industries will face now and in the future. There are still some who believe the biomass material is just "extra" material that has no other potential use. For livestock producers and dairy...

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  • Land Use Tug-of-War Brewing

    posted by Merlin Siefken on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 I recently attended a Biomass Crop Workshop in Creston, IA. I was interested in attending for two reasons. First, our team has developed an application for biomass mapping that takes into account land stewardship and economic factors for converting land use to production of biomass energy crops....

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  • 2011 Northeast Iowa Biomass Asset Map Officially Launches

    posted by Spencer Parkinson on Thursday, February 10, 2011 The day has officially arrived to launch the 2011 Northeast Iowa Biomass Asset Map, a project we've been working on with many partners over the last few months. Text to the press release follows: Des Moines, IA, February 10, 2011 - Decision Innovation Solutions (DIS), an economic research company focused...

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