A brochure has been developed that describes the seven AFRI CAP projects working within the biofuels challenge area at USDA NIFA. This information was developed primarily by the extension team at Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest.
You can view and download the entire brochure here.
NARA researcher Justin Hougham will present NARA’s education efforts at an upcoming webinar sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE). The webinar titled “Energy in the Classroom” is the first of a series of dialogues that are part of the Energy 101 initiative. This dialogue will discuss ways to catalyze and increase opportunities for students …more
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin accepting applications June 16 from energy facilities interested in receiving forest or agricultural residues to generate clean energy. The support comes through the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which was authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.
Information on funding availability can be found in the Federal Register notice at http://go.usa.gov/8FSH. For more details on applications and deadlines on BCAP, visit a local FSA county office or go online to…more
NARA is an alliance of academic institutions, government labs and industry and is funded by USDA-NIFA. Oregon State University (OSU) is part of the alliance. When NARA started, OSU was projected to receive nearly $5 million for their research contributions. NARA researchers from OSU are primarily tasked with finding solutions to feedstock development and logistical challenges.