Deadline Extended: Submit Technical and Poster Session Abstracts for Bioeconomy 2017 by May 26!

May 19, 2017

Don’t miss your chance to present at Bioeconomy 2017: Domestic Resources for a Vibrant Future! The deadline to submit abstracts for the Bioeconomy 2017 Interactive Poster Session and Open Technical Session has been extended to May 26, 2017. This year’s poster session will again offer a platform to engage directly with conference attendees as all Read More

STENOFOLIA Gene Doubles Yield and Sugar Release in Switchgrass

April 6, 2017
Tadege press release-STF gene-1

One important source of renewable clean energy is lignocellulosic biomass from non-food perennial grasses such as switchgrass, which is a dedicated bioenergy feedstock in the U.S. Increasing the biomass yield and sugar release efficiency of switchgrass have been a major focus by genetic improvement research to meet the demands for a sustainable lignocellulosic fuel production Read More

Switchgrass: the fuel of the future (Re-post from Today’s Producer, March 29, 2017)

March 29, 2017
Kakani press release

According to Dr. Gopal Kakani, Warth distinguished associate professor in OSU’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, one of the most interesting developments lately from growing switchgrass is it can be established and grown in all climates and soil types of Oklahoma. Switchgrass produces harvestable yields in the second year after planting, if proper weed Read More