Project Reports

Along with our project reports, we have researched and addressed specific areas relevant to the CenUSA Bioenergy vision.

Annual Report: Extension Master Gardener Biochar Demonstration Gardens

  • Lynne Hagen and Julie Weisenhorn, University of Minnesota Extension

CenUSA Biochar Demonstration Gardens: Is Biochar a Good Soil Amendment for Growing Vegetables and Flowers?

  • Lynne Hagen, University of Minnesota Extension

Perennial Herbaceous Biomass Production and Harvest in the Prairie Pothole Region of the Northern Great Plains

  • Best management guidelines to achieve sustainability of wildlife resources

2012 Possibilities for Aviation Biofuels in the Midwest

  • What do Midwestern biofuels producers think of perennial grasses for aviation biofuel. 

2012 Fueling the Future with Energy Crops

  • 2012 Farm Bill White Paper

Evaluation Reports

These reports summarize event pre and post participant knowledge gains. 

Nat’l Assn of County Agricultural Agents Learn about Perennial Grasses for Biomass

  • 2015 National Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting. 

Biofuels Harvest Survey Results 2014 – Purdue University

  • 2014 Purdue University Educational Field Day

Iowa Increases Knowledge about Biomass

  • Participants who attended four home demonstration field days in Iowa (2013) were surveyed to see how much their knowledge about biochar increased as a result of the educational programs