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Biomass Feedstock Management

Course Number: AGPR 121
Credits: 3
Hours per Quarter: 40

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:20


Description
Learn about growing, harvesting, storage, processing, and utilization of biomass such as: manure, forest slash, food waste, agriculture residues, wood processing residues, and dedicated energy crops (e.g. oilseeds, grasses, hybrid poplar, etc.). Review technologies that can utilize biomass to sequester carbon and generate electricity, heat, transportation fuels, recovered nutrients/soil amendments, reclaimed water, animal feed, bio-chemicals, and other byproducts. Lay the groundwork for soil fertility studies for oilseed crops and field corn amended with biochar, compost, and/or digestate from an anaerobic digester. Recommended for students working towards Biomass Feedstock Management Certificate, Plant and Soil Science, and/or Precision Agriculture degree(s).

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
AGPR 121
Spring 2016
5082
Jason Selwitz
AGPR 121
Spring 2016
0077
Jason Selwitz


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
X
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)