AHB Newsletter – Volume 5, No. 4 [Winter 2016]

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Upcoming Conferences

ECO-BIO 2018
March 4-7, 2018
Dublin, Ireland

2018 ANREP Conference
April 29-May 3, 2018
Biloxi, MS

European Biomass Conference and Exhibition
May 14-18, 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark

International Short Rotation Woody Crops Conference
July 22-26, 2018
Rhinelander, WI

Editor’s Notes

Happy New Year! We have an exciting few months ahead of us, with demonstration site harvests on the horizon!

In this edition of AHB News, learn about the new proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule that would put poplar on the list of approved feedstocks for renewable fuels. The commenting period for the rule will be open until February 16th.

Ever wondered what Extension actually does for the AHB Project? You’re not alone! Read about Extension’s important role both in the AHB project and the wider world.

Get an update on what the researchers studying the environmental sustainability of poplar farms have been up to and learn about volatile organic chemicals, nutrient leaching, and more!

Meet Stephanie Pettro, an undergraduate student in OSU’s Bioenergy Minor who is working hard to get students interested in bioenergy.

And hear about what AHB team members are looking forward to in the next year!

As the newest member of the Extension team, it’s been a pleasure hearing about new developments and working with other Team members on this edition.

Enjoy!
Cat Gowan