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July 23, 2014


9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


USDA-NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center
3266 Route 352
Big Flats, NY 14814


Paul Salon

Perennial Biofeedstock Energy Tour & Presentations

July 23, 2014

The 8th annual Biomass Energy Workshop with tour will be held at the Big Flats Plant Materials Center in Big Flats, NY. 

There will be a demonstration of a biomass gasification and power generator, powdered biomass burner and a John Deere Gator powered by a syngas generator using biomass pellets. There will be presentations from Cornell University on Bioenergy Grasses on Marginal Soils, Penn State Extension on New Uses and Markets for Bioenergy Crops, Southern Tier Biomass and Steuben Co. SWCD on Evaluating Emissions from Combustion of densified grasses in a Commercial Gasification Boiler and Mesa Engineering and New York Biomass Energy Alliance on the Industry Perspective on NY Renewable Heat Programs. 

There will be presentations during the field tour on establishment methods of grasses and willows, management of diseases, and update on breeding of switchgrass at Cornell and other institutions. 

For more information and to register please go to the following website.

Perennial Biofeedstock Flyer (PDF; 90KB)

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