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Bioenergy Field Day, Boardman

Bioenergy Field Day at the GreenWood Resources Boardman Tree Farm

BOARDMAN, Oregon -- GreenWood Resources Boardman Tree Farm, USDA-ARS, and Washington State University are hosting a field day featuring bioenergy innovations on June 20.

Attendees will learn about approaches to producing bioenergy feedstocks from intercropping system resources.

The field day agenda is as follows:

• 9 a.m.: Welcome and highlights of the day – Don Rice
• 9:15: Soil carbon sequestration of hybrid poplar and switchgrass – Harold Collins
• Intercropping of hybrid poplar and switchgrass – Steve Fransen
• Switchgrass growth responses over the growing season – Emi Kirmua
• Root cycling of switchgrass – Alex Crump
• 10:30 Break
• 10:45 to 11:30: Intercropping hybrid poplar – wood biomass – Grant Beauchamp

The field day is free and open to the public. Signs at Bombing Range Road in Boardman, Oregon, near the substation will direct attendees to the research locations. For directions to Bombing Range Road, use this map:

Find this news release at WSU News online at

Grant Beauchamp, GreenWood Resources, 541-429-5520,
Steve Fransen, Washington State University, 509-786-9266,

Thursday, June 20, 2013 (All day)