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Publications Relating to Biofuel

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Technical Notes

Planting and Managing Switchgrass as a Biomass Energy Crop (PDF; null) Joel Douglas, Jerry Lamunyon, Richard Wynia and Paul Salon 2009. USDA-NRCS. Washington, DC. September 2009. 15p. (ID# 9022).

Planting and Managing Giant Miscanthus as a Biomass Energy Crop (PDF; 962 KB) M.J. Williams and Joel Douglas 2011. National PMP Website. 30p. (ID# 10548).

Switchgrass for Biomass Production by Variety Selection and Establishment Methods for Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa (PDF; 609 KB) Kaiser, Jerry 2009. Missouri. Agronomy Technical Note MO-37 January 2009. 15p. (ID# 8511).

Soil Sequestration of Carbon and Biomass-to-Ethanol (PDF; 27 KB) D.Dyer 2000. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. TN-58. 3p. (ID# 7716).

Technical Note No. 102. ESTIMATED PRODUCTION COST BUDGETS FOR BIOMASS : Switchgrass, ‘Highlander’ eastern gamagrass, Indiangrass and Big Bluestem (PDF; 200 KB) Jon Allison, Paul B. Rodrigue 2007. MSPMC data, MS economic data. Coffeeville, MS. TN 102. 16p. (ID# 7268).

Establishment Guide for Willow Biomass for BCAP Program (PDF; 183 KB) Paul Salon, Tim Volk, Mike Fournier 2012. EFOTG and FSA. Syracuse, NY. June, 2012. 6p. (ID# 11420).

Potential Plants for Biofuel in Texas (PDF; 91 KB) Rob Zeihr and Brandon Carr 2011. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. November 2010. 3p. (ID# 10316).

Production of Biofuel Crops in Florida: Switchgrass (PDF; 154 KB) Newman, Y., C. Rainbolt, M.J. Williams, and J. Vendramini 2008. Agron. Dep., Univ. Florida, IFAS, Florida Coop. Ext. Ser.. Gainesville, FL. SS AGR 291. 3p. (ID# 7987).

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Major Publications

Big Bluestem Biomass Trials in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (PDF; 1.6 MB) Tober, D., N. Jensen, W. Duckwitz, and M. Knudson 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. June 2008. 20p. (ID# 7933).

Switchgrass Biomass Trials in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (PDF; 852 KB) Tober, D., W. Duckwitz, N. Jensen, and M. Knudson 2007. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2007. 20p. (ID# 7093).

Evaluation of warm season grass species and management practices to improve biomass production potential in the mid-South (PDF; 606 KB) Grabowski, J.M., S.D. Edwards, and J.L. Douglas 2004. Jamie L. Whitten PMC. Coffeeville, MS. March 2004. 16p. (ID# 5476).

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Release Brochure

'Dacotah' Switchgrass (PDF; 499 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11305).

'Forestburg' Switchgrass (PDF; 260 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11304).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Biomass Crop Assistance Program: Camelina Agronomy Sheet (PDF; 438 KB) Stannard, M.E. 2012. NRCS Spokane. Spokane. WAPMC 2012. 3p. (ID# 10960).

Perennial biofeedstock Project at Big Flats (PDF; 504 KB) Paul Salon, Martin vander Grinten 2010. Big Flats PMC. Big Flats, NY. 7/28/10. 2p. (ID# 10051).

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Miscellaneous Technical Article

A Screening for Biofuel Feedstock Quality of Perennial Warm-Season Grasses in Semiarid Subtropical Environments (PDF; 1.7 MB) L.M. Lauriault, M.A. Marsalis, S.V. Angandi, F.E. Contreras-Govea, D.R. Dreesen, D.M. VanLeeuwen 2012. Las Cruces, NM. NMSU Research Report 774. 8p. (ID# 11163).

Fact Sheet: Planting and Managing Giant Miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus) in Missouri for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) (PDF; 49 KB) Casey, A., J. Kaiser, and R. Cordsiemon 2011. Elsberry, Missouri. September 2011. 2p. (ID# 10595).

Big Flats Plant Materials Center biofeedstock energy program (PDF; 14 KB) Paul Salon 2009. Biomass Energy Forum and Congressional visit at Big Flats Plant Materials Center. Corning, NY. 9/2/09. 2p. (ID# 9120).

Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans) Biomass Trials - North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (PDF; 1.4 MB) Tober, D., N. Jensen, W. Duckwitz, and M. Knudson 2009. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2009. 20p. (ID# 9102).

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Other Publication Types

Propagation protocol for vegetative production of container Baccharis pilularis DC. plants (Rooted male vegetative cuttings in 1/2 gallon containers.); USDA NRCS - Lockeford Plant Materials Center, Lockeford, California. (PDF; 40 KB) Gomes, A., Smither-Kopperl, M. 2012. http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org/Network/ViewProtocols.aspx?View=Print&ProtocolID=3923. Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.. 23 October 2012. 2p. (ID# 11430).

Switchgrass- Species Collection Description Sheet (PDF; 219 KB) Gary Rea 2011. TXPMC. Knox City, TX. April 2011. 2p. (ID# 10329).

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