Biomass

OPG rejects natural gas, biomass option for Nanticoke Generating Station July 2015

The province stopped burning coal at the plant in 2013 and has now written off the possibility of converting NGS to natural gas or biomass. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cover crop options for 2015 July 2015

There are many opportunities to include cover crops in your rotation. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario industries can finally burn waste not coal June 2015

Ontario’s energy intensive industries have finally been permitted to burn many kinds of waste, in place of coal. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Livestock bedding offers markets for miscanthus, switchgrass growers June 2015

Farmers in search of bedding alternatives for their livestock and poultry may have found it in biomass crops like miscanthus and switchgrass. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario farmers being pointed to wheat straw alternatives May 2015

Turbulent market prices and poor weather are forcing wheat farmers in Ontario to improvise - but the latest solutions seem too good to be true. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass-based chemicals achieved by gasification: VTT May 2015

The Finnish research institute VTT has demonstrated that lignocellulosic biomass can be successfully converted into industrial biochemicals. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Paradigm shifts April 2015

MSU is conducting a multiyear investigation to explore the role of perennial bioenergy crops in supplying a host of services rising in demand. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

AgBiomass day 2015 a great success April 2015

The Ontario Biomass Producers Co-operative (OBPC), recently hosted the Ag Biomass Day 2015 in Guelph. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario’s biomass industry ready to grow by seeking new markets April 2015

After thorough initial research, the biomass industry is now working to build and expand markets for crops that can be grown for energy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ceres accelerates sugarcane trait development following positive field results

Ceres' biotech traits for drought resistance and increased sugar yield demonstrate compelling performance advantages. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA expands investments in next-generation bioenergy development March 2015

US government announces the availability of up to $8.7 million in funding for bioenergy research and education efforts. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Farmers form new co-operative to produce sugar from corn stover February 2015

A small group of Ontario farmers has come together to form Ontario’s newest co-op. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Generating bioethanol with starch and yeast February 2015

A new class of enzymes can degrade previously resistant forms of starch, according to a new study. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Will miscanthus crop live up to the promises? February 2015

Giant miscanthus is a sterile hybrid, warm-season grass that can be converted into energy for heat, power, liquid biofuels, and biobased products. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dalhousie researcher bypasses petroleum January 2015

Assistant professor Sophie Quan He uses a pressure cooker in her lab at the agriculture campus of Dalhousie University to convert biomass wastes into crude bio-oil, utilizing them to benefit the pharmaceutical industry and creating an alternative to petroleum products. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

OFA pushes bio-economy for provincial budget January 2015

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture sets its sights on build bio-processing plans and developing additional energy generation through bio-digestion. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Algae Biomass Organization welcomes house extension of biofuels tax credit January 2015

ABO is a non-profit whose mission is to promote the development of viable commercial markets for renewable, sustainable commodities dervied from algae. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New farmer co-operative to help build Ontario bioeconomy January 2015

A group of Ontario farmers have a plan to convert crop residue into cellulosic sugar to help fuel the province’s bioeconomy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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