blog navigation

blog posts

  • From field to biorefinery: Computer model optimizes biofuel operations

    Among the many variables the new computer model takes into account, harvest timing and technology is key. Here a traditional baler is used to harvest Miscanthus x giganteus, a tall perennial grass that can be harvested in late fall or winter.

    Among the many variables the new computer model takes into account, harvest timing and technology is key. Here a traditional baler is used to harvest Miscanthus x giganteus, a tall perennial grass that can be harvested in late fall or winter.

    Photo by Steve Long

    Images

    • Close

      Among the many variables the new computer model takes into account, harvest timing and technology is key. Here a traditional baler is used to harvest Miscanthus x giganteus, a tall perennial grass that can be harvested in late fall or winter.

      Photo by Steve Long

      PrevNext
    • Close

      Energy Biosciences Institute professor Yogendra Shastri, left, and agricultural and biological engineering professors Alan Hansen, center, and K.C. Ting developed a computer model that optimizes operations between the farm and the biorefinery.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

      PrevNext

blog posts