Bioenergy

Seward Meeting on Solar Electric Systems for Farms, Homes February 1, 2017

Would solar energy be a good option for your farm, ranch or rural home? What should you consider when weighing the costs and benefits?

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Agronomy Student Joey Geisler checks plant growth stage (left) and uses a frequency frame to determine the number of tillers in switchgrass stand.
Agronomy Student Joey Geisler checks plant growth stage (left) and uses a frequency frame to determine the number of tillers in switchgrass stand.

Student Research: How Harvest Timing Influences Switchgrass Production November 4, 2016

UNL undergraduate student Joey Geisler shares the results of his study to determine the optimum time for switchgrass harvest to acquire the most biomass. Geisler, an undergraduate student in the UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, conducted the study for as part of his Research and Extension Experiential Learning Fellowship in summer 2016.

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Solar Energy In Agriculture Workshops this Fall October 12, 2016

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems have declined in price in recent years, greatly improving their economics and potential use in rural areas.

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