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Crop Residues for Advanced Biofuels Workshop

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Crop Residues for Advanced Biofuels-
Exploring Soil Carbon Effects

August 15-17, 2017

Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, California
Hosted by ASA, CSSA and SSSA

Significant scientific uncertainty exists about crop residue removal and potential effects on soil carbon.

Advanced biofuels and bioproducts are being made from crop residues in the US and elsewhere; however, the market value and sustainability of this emerging industry is dependent on maintaining soil health.

This three-day workshop will provide an opportunity to address critical research and policy issues associated with determining the carbon intensity of advanced biofuels from crop residues. This workshop is designed to improve our mutual understanding of soil carbon results from crop residue removal, soil carbon modeling efforts related to residue removal, and current status of life-cycle assessment modeling to determine the carbon intensity of advanced biofuels from crop residues.

Check out the robust Program & Schedule.

Join us to contribute to the development of a publication summarizing the science of these integrated fields, and to provide a stable basis for policy and biofuel industries. 

To foster discussion, registration is limited to 200 attendees.


July 20 or Before  $295
July 21 or After  $395 
One Day  $200

Full registration includes all three days, the evening reception, three lunches and three breakfasts.
One day registration includes breakfast and lunch.

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Thank You to our 2017 Sponsors!



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RFA Logo AGCO Logo American Coalition for Ethanol Logo  
POET DSM Logo Siouxland Ethanol logo ARS logo  


National Corn Growers Association Redfield Energy, LLC South Dakota Corn Growers  
ASABE logo DuPont Logo Absolute Energy  
Nebraska Ethanol Board Logo


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Mid-Missouri Energy Golden Grain Energy logo Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company logo  
Illinois Corn Growers Association logo Granite Falls Energy logo Urban Air logo