Programs


Federal Agencies, Offices & Programs

2008 NRCS Farm Bill Conservation Programs: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/farmbill

Bioenergy Feedstock Information Network: http://bioenergy.ornl.gov/

Biomass Crop Assistance Program: http://www.apfo.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=ener&topic=bcap

Center for BioEnergy Sustainability http://www.ornl.gov/sci/ees/cbes

National Bioenergy Center: http://www.nrel.gov/biomass/national_bioenergy.html

Natural Resources Conservation Service: http://www.wi.nrcs.usda.gov/

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/stateoffapp?mystate=wi&area=home&subject=lan...

The USDA NRCS Plants Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/factSheet

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Biomass Program: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/biomass/

U.S. Energy Information Administration: http://www.eia.gov/


Wisconsin Agencies, Offices & Programs

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: http://datcp.wi.gov ; be sure to visit the Farm tab.

Department of Natural Resources: http://dnr.wi.gov/

Focus on Energy program: http://www.focusonenergy.com/

Office of Energy Independence: http://www.energyindependence.wi.gov/

Anerobic Digestion and Biogas

UW Extension have created seven modules focused on the use of anaerobic digestion technologies. Details of the process are introduced, as well as factors that influence start-up, operation and control of anaerobic digesters at different scales.

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Carol Williams clwilliams4@wisc.edu
(608) 890-3858 (office)
(515) 520-7494 (mobile)
Department of Agronomy
1575 Linden Dr.
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706

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Use of contour buffer strips in commodity crop systems in southwestern Wisconsin helps reduce soil loss and traps nutrients on slopes. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation.