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Jefferson “Poplar for Biofuels” Field Tour

September 15, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Poplar for Biofuels Field Tour in Jefferson, Oregon

September 15, 2015

 Noon – 3:00pm

Join us for a tour and lunch!

Click here to register.

Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest invites you to join AHB researchers for a day out in the field at the project’s Jefferson Demonstration Site. The hybrid poplars in Jefferson, Oregon will be showing much of  their full re-growth potential as they continue into their second growing season after being initially harvested in 2013.

As a purpose-grown crop for bioenergy, the poplars highlight their potential as a sustainable feedstock for biofuel and biochemical production in the Pacific Northwest. Lunch included!

Join extension professionals,  researchers, and  environmental professionals, in learning about the latest biofuel and biochemical developments in the Pacific Northwest. Topics include:

♦   Growing hybrid poplar as a short rotation woody energy crop
♦   Sustainable production and environmental impacts on soil, water, and wildlife
♦   Best areas to develop biofuel and biochemical industries
♦   Biomass production tour highlighting operational and research poplar plots


When: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from | Noon – 3:00pm PT

Where: near Jefferson, Oregon

RSVP: Click Here to Register. Or, contact Betsy Fradd at WSU Extension:, 253-241-5043

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Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Betsy Fradd at, 425-741-9962 at least two weeks prior to the event. Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.

AHB is supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Competitive Grant no. 2011-68005-30407 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).



September 15, 2015
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Jefferson Demonstration Site
Jefferson, OR United States


Betsy Fradd