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.
The University of Tennessee Center for Renewable Carbon, Genera Energy and additional partners have received $4 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office to explore feedstock supply and logistical issues in the quest for low-cost, high-quality bioenergy.
Agricultural tasks must be conducted with the safety of the worker as the paramount guiding factor. This is no more true than in pesticide application on dedicated energy crops. Managers must evaluate each activity and ask themselves an appropriate series of questions before they get to the field. My earlier post began the discussion by [...]