Sun Grant Initiative

The Sun Grant Initiative is a national network of land-grant universities and federally funded laboratories working together to further establish a biobased economy.

Sun Grant, with funding from USDA, US Department of Energy, and US Department of Transportation have provided grants that make these educational videos possible.

Cellulosic fuel for dummies with Larry Walker

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Monday, October 14, 2013

Dr. Larry P. Walker provides a thorough, and easy to understand " Biofuels 101" in a few moments.

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Walker, NE SunGrant, Cornell U Biofuel Lab
Acknowledgments: 

Dr. Larry Walker is a national leader in biofuels technology and professor at Cornell University.  He is the Director of the Northeast Sun Grant Institute of Excellence and the director of the Cornell Biofuels Lab.

 

Sun Grant Initiative, works with funding from Partners:      

 

 

US Dept. of Transportation

U.S. Department of Transportation

 

Dept. of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy

 

USDA

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Shrub Willow Planting Demo of operation

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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Planting shrub willow for biomass features  tilled vs no-till/zone till fields; GPS, mojoRTK guidance system, Egedal Energy Planter and Nordic Biomass Step Planter

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Smart, Cornell University CALS
Acknowledgments: 

See Willowpedia for much more; providing an overview of the multi-disciplinary research and extension activities at Cornell University on shrub willow (Salix spp.) with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of woody plant biology, biotic and abiotic stressors, plant pest ecology, and perennial bioenergy crop agronomy in support of expanded commercial deployment of sustainable shrub willow bioenergy crops. 

Video produced by Larry Smart, Willow bioenergy research program.

Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NY State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY.

Establishing willow biomass crops with the step planter

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Thursday, June 15, 2006

Establishing willow biomass crops with the step planter - Tug Hill, June 2006

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Smart, Cornell University CALS
Acknowledgments: 

See Willowpedia for much more; providing an overview of the multi-disciplinary research and extension activities at Cornell University on shrub willow (Salix spp.) with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of woody plant biology, biotic and abiotic stressors, plant pest ecology, and perennial bioenergy crop agronomy in support of expanded commercial deployment of sustainable shrub willow bioenergy crops. 

Video produced by Larry Smart, Willow bioenergy research program.

Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NY State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY.

Anderson BioBaler shrub willow harvester

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Footage of harvesting shrub willow for bioenergy with the Anderson BioBaler.  Research trial, Canastota, NY: Oct 19, 2010.

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Smart, Cornell University CALS
Acknowledgments: 

Anderson BioBaler - http://grpanderson.com/

See Willowpedia for much more; providing an overview of the multi-disciplinary research and extension activities at Cornell University on shrub willow (Salix spp.) with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of woody plant biology, biotic and abiotic stressors, plant pest ecology, and perennial bioenergy crop agronomy in support of expanded commercial deployment of sustainable shrub willow bioenergy crops. 

Video produced by Larry Smart, Willow bioenergy research program.

Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NY State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY.

Henriksson shrub willow harvester

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Commercial harvest of shrub willow for bioenergy, in Rydsgard, Sweden using a Henriksson Willow Harvester.

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Smart, Cornell University CALS
Acknowledgments: 

Henriksson willow harvester -http://salixenergi.se/

See Willowpedia for much more; providing an overview of the multi-disciplinary research and extension activities at Cornell University on shrub willow (Salix spp.) with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of woody plant biology, biotic and abiotic stressors, plant pest ecology, and perennial bioenergy crop agronomy in support of expanded commercial deployment of sustainable shrub willow bioenergy crops. 

Video produced by Larry Smart, Willow bioenergy research program.

Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NY State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY.

New Holland shrub willow harvester

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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Demo of harvesting shrub willow for bioenergy with the New Holland Willow harvester at the research trial in Tully, NY.

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Smart, Cornell University CALS
Acknowledgments: 

agriculture.newholland.com

See Willowpedia for much more; providing an overview of the multi-disciplinary research and extension activities at Cornell University on shrub willow (Salix spp.) with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of woody plant biology, biotic and abiotic stressors, plant pest ecology, and perennial bioenergy crop agronomy in support of expanded commercial deployment of sustainable shrub willow bioenergy crops. 

Video produced by Larry Smart, Willow bioenergy research program.

Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NY State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY.

Stemster by Nordic willow harvester

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Commercial harvest of willow bioenergy crop  in Hjorring, Denmark

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Smart, Cornell University CALS
Acknowledgments: 

See Willowpedia for much more; providing an overview of the multi-disciplinary research and extension activities at Cornell University on shrub willow (Salix spp.) with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of woody plant biology, biotic and abiotic stressors, plant pest ecology, and perennial bioenergy crop agronomy in support of expanded commercial deployment of sustainable shrub willow bioenergy crops. 

Video produced by Larry Smart, Willow bioenergy research program.

Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NY State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY.

Willow Biomass Boiler

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

David Dungate, Advanced Climate Technologies, Schenectady, NY (actbioenergy.com) explains the operation of the willow biomass boiler at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, N.Y.

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Smart, Cornell ; David Dungate, Advanced Cli
Acknowledgments: 

See Willowpedia for much more; providing an overview of the multi-disciplinary research and extension activities at Cornell University on shrub willow (Salix spp.) with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of woody plant biology, biotic and abiotic stressors, plant pest ecology, and perennial bioenergy crop agronomy in support of expanded commercial deployment of sustainable shrub willow bioenergy crops. 

Video produced by Larry Smart, Willow bioenergy research program.

Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NY State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY.

Willow small plot harvesting

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Monday, February 20, 2012

Demonstrates how researchers harvest shrub willow experiments at the NYSAES, Geneva, N.Y.

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Smart, Cornell University CALS
Acknowledgments: 

See Willowpedia for much more; providing an overview of the multi-disciplinary research and extension activities at Cornell University on shrub willow (Salix spp.) with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of woody plant biology, biotic and abiotic stressors, plant pest ecology, and perennial bioenergy crop agronomy in support of expanded commercial deployment of sustainable shrub willow bioenergy crops. 

Video produced by Larry Smart, Willow bioenergy research program.

Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NY State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY.

Planting willow cuttings for bioenergy crop

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

See how willow is planted for a bioenergy crop

Video Type: 
Instructional Video
Author / Producer: 
Larry Smart, Cornell University CALS
Acknowledgments: 

See Willowpedia for much more, providing an overview of the multi-disciplinary research and extension activities at Cornell University on shrub willow (Salix spp.) with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of woody plant biology, biotic and abiotic stressors, plant pest ecology, and perennial bioenergy crop agronomy in support of expanded commercial deployment of sustainable shrub willow bioenergy crops. 

Video produced by Larry Smart, Willow bioenergy research program.

Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NY State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY.

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