Host: Amy Kohmetschter, CenUSA* quarterly web seminar series: Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA
This presentation considers the current economics of switchgrass production in the Central United States and the fundamental challenges and opportunities that exist. Insight from producers surveys on the market conditions for perennial grasses and implications for market development are discussed. Program options for dovetailing perennial grass production with existing conservation programs is also presented.
*Learn more about CenUSA at http://www.cenusa.iastate.edu/ - CenUSA is an ambitious multi-state USDA research project investigating the creation of a Midwestern sustainable biofuels system.
Past web seminars are archived at http://vimeo.com/cenusabioenergy
How To Connect: Start connecting 5 minutes prior to the start time. You need a computer with Internet access (if at all possible avoid using wireless internet) and speakers. At the meeting time, copy and paste this URL into your browser to enter the meeting: https://connect.unl.edu/cenusawebinar
At that URL you will find a login page. “Enter as a Guest” with your name, and business or institution and click “Enter Room.” The audio portion of the meeting will come through your computer speakers.
Any time before the meeting you can visit the following URL to confirm your ability to connect: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/testconnect/