Inside March 2010

Features

Energy Crop Conundrum

BY Lisa GibsonDedicated energy crops hold massive potential as a renewable energy resource, but hurdles remain in the path of their large-scale utilization. READ MORE

Make Way for Miscanthus

BY Anna AustinGenetic improvements and advancements in growth and harvest techniques are moving miscanthus closer to becoming a commercial energy crop. READ MORE

It's Show Time

BY Rona JohnsonThe nation's first grower-owned biomass cooperative has shown the world that the cooperative model can be successful and is ready to build on that success. READ MORE

The Path to Cellulosic Ethanol

BY Lisa GibsonCrop residue is abundant and a good source of renewable energy, as long as its removal doesn't cause soil nutrient depletion and erosion. READ MORE

Contributions

Forest Biomass Generation in Degraded, Steep, Outcropped Ecosystems

BY Pablo RealiA company in Uruguay is successfully using specially adapted bulldozers and the application of hydrated polymers to protect tree seedlings and develop plantations on marginal lands. READ MORE

Industry News

Biobytes

Legal Perspectives

EERC Update