CenUSA Commercialization Objective Update from Rob Mitchell
New video features Dr. Rob Mitchell discussing work that USDA-ARS and the University of Nebraska are doing to explore commercialization opportunities for perennial grasses beyond pyrolysis and drop in biofuels.
Switchgrass Superstar - Now Commercially Available
The first foundation seed of superstar 'Liberty' switchgrass will be harvested this fall. Bred as a perennial, high-yielding bioenergy grass, 'Liberty' produces 25-40% higher yields than traditional varieties and is widely adapted throughout the Great Plains and Midwest.
The extension and outreach team has made great strides in developing mobile games, apps and iBooks - teaching materials to help educate youth on sustainability, farming and the environment - get updated on CenUSA's carbon hero.
The global market for green renewable chemicals, driven by food packaging, compostable bioplastics and other consumable products is worth $59.1 billion in U.S. dollars. A new partnership between Renmatix and CenUSA is exploring grasses as the carbohydrate building block.