Browse Biofuels Stories - Page 2

17 results found for Biofuels
Paterson receives award CAES News
Paterson honored
University of Georgia Distinguished Research Professor Andrew Paterson has been awarded the 2011 Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Agriscience Award.
Energy in organics
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recently received $45,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to address energy concerns in organic farming.
Jean Kinsey, a professor at the University of Minnesota, gives the 2010 D.W. Brooks Lecture on "Feeding Billions: Local Solutions or Global Distribution" in Athens, Ga. CAES News
World hunger
Jean Kinsey suggested her 2010 D.W. Brooks Lecture might well have been titled “A Tale of Two Food Cultures.” Her talk this week in Athens, Ga., on “Feeding Billions: Local Solutions or Global Distributions” concluded that sustainably feeding the world will require both.
Participants view exhibits at the 2010 Southeast Bioenergy Conference at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center. CAES News
Bioenergy booming
Bioenergy scientists, policymakers, industry leaders and enthusiasts met in Tifton, Ga., Aug. 3-5 to discuss how Georgia and surrounding states could soon establish and grow a vibrant renewable energy market to help the world find alternative ways to power itself.
Local, state and national officials ceremonially broke ground May 3 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus for the Agriculture Energy Innovation Center, which will be the centerpiece of an initiative to find ways to create energy-saving strategies or technologies that can be applied in a real-world way on a farm. CAES News
Energy innovations
Farmers want to do things efficiently. It makes sound business sense. Ground was ceremonially broken in Tifton, Ga., May 3 for a center to help them produce and use energy more efficiently on the farm.
Blueberries sit in baskets at the UGA organic research farm. Photo taken July 23, 2008 in Watkinsville, Ga. CAES News
Rotten fuel
University of Georgia researcher Gary Hawkins looks at rotting fruits and vegetables differently than most people. Where they may see useless balls of moldy fuzz, he sees fuel.
Bioenergy Conference
No single renewable energy source, such as biofuel, solar or wind, will break the country’s massive dependence on foreign oil.