Resources and Related Links

Combines harvesting soybeans photo by John Hay
Soybeans are the #1 feedstock for biodiesel in the US. Internationally, palm oil, canola and other oils are commonly used. (Photo courtesy of John Hay)

Related Resource Links

The following links will take you to a variety of sources that relate to the work we're doing. If you know of something we should add, please contact us.

Livestock and Co-products Feeding | Cropping Systems | Economics | Biodiesel | Ethanol in Nebraska | Biofuels Research | Biomass | U.S. Renewable Energy | Wind Energy |

Livestock and Co-products feeding

 UNL Animal Science
UNL Beef Cattle Production Site
Cattle Coproduct Optimizer Decision Evaluator
University of Minnesota Distillers Grains
Illinois Livestock Integrated Focus Team - distillers grains
Iowa Beef Center
KS Grains - Kansas feedgrain industry sites
Heartland Regional Water Coordination Initiative -Animal Manure Management, distillers grains

Cropping Systems

CNMP: Comprehensive Nutrient Management Planning — Resources for animal feeders about manure utilization and NDEQ records requirements
Iowa State University Corn Production Web site
Biopesticide and Organic Database for Integrated Pest Management


Cornhusker Economics
West Central Research and Extension Center, Agricultural Economics
University of Illinois farmdoc Marketing Briefs: 2007 U.S. Corn Production Risks: What does History Teach Us?


National Biodiesel Board
Biodiesel magazine
Nebraska Soybean Board

Ethanol in Nebraska

Nebraska Ethanol Board
Ethanol Producer Magazine
Nebraska Corn Board
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality - Go to Maps for up-to-date Nebraska ethanol map
Nebraska Energy Office - Ethanol
Industrial Ag Products Center-UNL

Biofuels Research

Biofuel Energy Systems Simulator — software tool from UNL (BESS)
Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research—UNL
Ag Biosafety—UNL
Bioeconomy Institute - ISU


Carbohydrate Economy Clearinghouse— organization
Nebraska Energy Office - Biomass
National Renewable Energy Laboratory — Biomass

U.S. Renewable Energy

Great Plains Institute
USDA Bioenergy Briefing Room
Renewable Fuels Association
Kentucky Corn Growers' Association
Minnesota Corn Growers Association
National Corn Growers Association
National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition
Renewable Fuels Association
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
25 X 25 Organization
American Coalition for Ethanol
Canadian Renewable Fuels Foundation
Clean Fuels Development Coalition
Energy Information Administration

Wind Energy

Wind Powering America
Small Wind Consumers' Guide (*pdf)
American Wind Energy Association
Nebraska Energy Office —Wind Resources
Wind Power ... Energizing Michigan's Future — Michigan State University
North Carolina Wind Energy at Appalachian State University
Small Wind Certification Council