Sustainable Bioenergy Cropping Systems

Date: August 29, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: W. K. Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Contact: Dennis Pennington, 269-838-8265, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Advanced energy (bioenergy) mandates and economic incentives are driving interest in growing high yielding annual or perennial energy crops. While using our best land to grow advanced energy crops may not be a logical choice, the question is: how can the economic benefits of growing plants for energy and bio-based products be balanced by the environmental concerns?

This program is part of four multi-state workshops in Maryland, Michigan and Ohio to educate professionals including extension educators, conservation district staff, NRCS staff, graduate students, Farm Bureau members and farm leaders to equip them with science-based knowledge, teaching materials, and assessment tools.

Please visit the Sustainable Bioenergy Cropping Systems registration page for more information.