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FarmSmart with Biomass Sessions

  • 24 Jan 2015
  • 9:00 AM
  • Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph

Try to make it to FarmSmart 2015 and attend the biomass sessions!


9:00-9:50

Alternatives to 7-cent WheatStraw Bedding?

Nick Betts, Jake DeBruyn, OMAFRA. 

With the straw bedding shortages, can the upstart biomass industry offer a meaningful solution to the livestock bedding challenge? 


10:05-10:55

Ag Biomass: Capitalizing on NewCropping Opportunities

Dale Cowan and OBPC's Don Nott & David Smith. 

Crop residues and perennial grasses are lining up to be the next frontier for cropping. Markets are emerging and our speakers will explore the opportunities ahead and how to meet/participate in them.

Dr. Tyler Whale, President of OAFT, will facilitate an informal "Switchgrass Primer" work session for future producers (11:00 - noon). Don Nott and Urs Eggimann will go over the fundamentals of switchgrass production and answer questions. 

Location: BDDC, Crop Science Room 156. University map with BDDC location

Space will be restricted. 

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