Genera Energy's Sam Jackson discusses the significance of a recent poplar tree harvest at the University of Tennessee AgResearch Center. The harvest is part of a five-year $15 million multi-disciplinary research and development effort funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
In the world of biomass production, weed pressure during establishment can be the ultimate nemesis for all biomass crops. In this industry, along with our row crop cousins, we succeed and fail by our ability to consistently produce high yielding crops. On top of the ever increasing cost of production, we now also have to [...]