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

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Upcoming AHB Events

2017 Pilchuck “Un viaje por el campo” | 2017 Pilchuck Field Tour
Sábado, 8 de julio, 2017
Saturday, July 8, 2017
11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Upcoming Conferences

Energy Conference
September 11-13, 2017
Des Moines, IA

Technology Challenges and Opportunities in Commercializing Industrial Biotechnology
September 17-19, 2017
San Diego, CA

September 19-21, 2017
Chicago, IL

Sustainable First and Second Generation Bioethanol for Europe: Opportunities for People, Planet and Profit
September 26, 2017
Brussels, Belgium

10th Biofuels International Conference and Expo
October 4-5, 2017
Edinburgh, Scotland

Alternative Fuels Symposium (AFS)
November 16-17, 2017
Vancouver, Canada

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

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.

Cat Gowan