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Advantages of Wood Heat for Commercial Poultry Production

    Viking Company of Albany, MN, along with partners Clean Energy Resource Teams and the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, are pleased to announce the release of their findings report on the Advantages of Wood Heat for Poultry field study. The demonstration project field-tested a 1.65 million Btu (British thermal unit) wood chip furnace in a live commercial poultry operation. The wood furnace demonstrated considerable fuel cost savings against historically low liquid… Read More »Advantages of Wood Heat for Commercial Poultry Production

    Biomass options discussed at roundtable

      “The Changing Landscape of Woody Biomass: Where Does Renewable Energy Fit?” was the theme of the Minnesota Renewable Energy Roundtable held April 9, 2014, in Grand Rapids, Minn. The event was hosted by the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) in collaboration with UMD’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI). The event featured nearly 20 experts from various parts of the biomass industry. Presentations covered: Forestry and woody biomass; Biomass chemicals and… Read More »Biomass options discussed at roundtable