technical feasibility of small-scale oilseed and on-farm biodiesel production: a vermont case study
robert parsons | university of vermont, vt | uvm | department of community development and applied economics

Robert PARSONS | University of Vermont, VT | UVM | Department of Community Development and Applied Economics

This article investigates the technical feasibility of small-scale oilseed production and on-farm processing of biodiesel and livestock feed using primary data from two Vermont farms. Results

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a feasibility analysis of a mobile unit for processing oilseed crops and producing biodiesel in vermont

A Feasibility Analysis of a Mobile Unit for Processing Oilseed Crops and Producing Biodiesel in Vermont

A Feasibility Analysis of a Mobile Unit for Processing Oilseed Crops and Producing Biodiesel in Vermont prepared for by Christopher W. Callahan, PE Callahan Engineering, PLLC with funding from The High Meadows Fund and The Vermont Sustainable

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a feasibility study of a mobile unit for processing oilseed crops and producing biodiesel in vermont

A Feasibility Study of a Mobile Unit for Processing Oilseed Crops and Producing Biodiesel in Vermont

A Feasibility Study of a Mobile Unit for Processing Oilseed Crops and Producing Biodiesel in Vermont prepared for The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund as part of the Vermont Biofuels Initiative by Christopher W. Callahan, PE Callahan Engineering,

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vermont on-farm oilseed enterprises: production capacity and breakeven economics

Vermont On-Farm Oilseed Enterprises: Production Capacity and Breakeven Economics

production. In both cases, however, more oilseed processing capacity (seed storage and pressing capacities) would be required to support these levels of biodiesel production. A hypothetical case study based on data collected from Vermont sunflow

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economic feasibility of sustainable high oilseed-based biofuel production: the case for biodiesel in north carolina | anthony yeboah, cephas

Economic Feasibility of Sustainable High Oilseed-Based Biofuel Production: The Case for Biodiesel in North Carolina | Anthony Yeboah, Cephas

Economics of small-scale on-farm use of canola and soybean for biodiesel and straight vegetable oil biofuels. Biomass and Bioenergy 35: 193-202. Fore, S.R., P. Porter, and W. Lazarus. 2011b. Net energy balance of small-scale on-farm biodiesel

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on-farm oil-based biodiesel production

On-farm Oil-based Biodiesel Production

Biodiesel production costs of between $0.60 and $2.52 per gallon have been estimated for farm-scale production models (Callahan and White, 2013). The main factors in the cost per gallon are crop production costs, crop yield, and biodiesel conver

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the economic feasibility of jatropha cultivation for biodiesel production in rwanda: a case study of kirehe district

The economic feasibility of Jatropha cultivation for biodiesel production in Rwanda: A case study of Kirehe district

This study investigated the economic feasibility of Jatropha cultivation for biodiesel production by using cost-benefit analysis. Both primary and secondary data were used in the analysis. Primary data were collected from a total of 73 small-sca

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homegrown fuel - energy

Homegrown Fuel - Energy

University of Vermont to update an earlier biodiesel feasibility study conducted by Dr. Kenneth Mulder. In 2003, Dr. Mulder designed a simulation model to evaluate the eco-nomic and environmental effects of small-scale biodiesel production in th

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the journal of extension december 2012

The Journal of Extension December 2012

Technical Feasibility of Small-Scale Oilseed and On-Farm Biodiesel Production: A Vermont Case Study v50-6rb8 Stebbins-Wheelock, Emily J.; Parsons, Robert; Wang, Qingbin; Darby, Heather; Grubinger, Vernon This article investigates the technical

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on-farm oil-based biodiesel production

On-farm oil-based biodiesel production

Biodiesel production costs of between $0.60 and $2.52 per gallon have been estimated for farm-scale production models (Callahan and White, 2013). The main factors in the cost per gallon are crop production costs, crop yield, and biodiesel conver

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college of agriculture, human and natural sciences cooperative extension bioenergy

College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences Cooperative Extension Bioenergy

The feasibility of farm-scale biodiesel production from oisleed crops has been investigated for oisleed-producing regions (for instance, see Kenkel & Holcomb, 2008), and processing oilseeds into biodiesel is an emerging area. According to

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most recent additions* | university of vermont scholarworks

Most Recent Additions* | University of Vermont ScholarWorks

Technical feasibility of small-scale oilseed and on-farm biodiesel production: A Vermont case study Emily J. Stebbins-Wheelock, Robert Parsons, Qingbin Wang, Heather Darby, and Vernon Grubinger PDF Effects of different soil media, vegetation,

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heather darby | university of vermont, vt | uvm | dairy center of excellence

Heather DARBY | University of Vermont, VT | UVM | Dairy Center of Excellence

On-farm oil-based biodiesel production Chapter Jan 2024 Heather Darby Christopher W . Callahan Oilseeds present farms with an opportunity for fuel, food, and feed production to reduce overall

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techno-economical aspects of biodiesel plants | springerlink

Techno-economical Aspects of Biodiesel Plants | SpringerLink

Kenkel P, Holcomb R (2008) Feasibility of on-farm or small scale oilseed processing and biodiesel production. In: Integration of agricultural and energy systems, Atlanta Google Scholar Kiss FE, Jovanovic M, Boskovic GC (2010) Economic and

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comparative economic analysis of on-farm biodiesel production from soybean and sunflower under small scale setting - tennessee state university

Comparative economic analysis of on-farm biodiesel production from soybean and sunflower under small scale setting - Tennessee State University

This study investigates the comparative economic analysis with technical and economic feasibility of producing biodiesel and by-products from soybean and sunflower at a farm scale (i.e annual capacity of less than 1,500 gallons) at three

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economics of small-scale on-farm use of canola and soybean for biodiesel and straight vegetable oil biofuels

Economics of small-scale on-farm use of canola and soybean for biodiesel and straight vegetable oil biofuels

It is unclear how differences in scale, feedstock origin (produced on-farm vs. purchased off-farm), capital investment, and biofuel type (SVO or biodiesel) may impact the economics of small-scale on-farm biofuel production.

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cdae publications, 2008 through 2013 by community development and applied economics at uvm - issuu

CDAE publications, 2008 through 2013 by Community Development and Applied Economics at UVM - Issuu

“Economic feasibility of converting cow manure to electricity: A case study of the CVPS Cow Power program in Vermont.” Journal of Dairy Science 94 (2011): 4937–4949 Wang, Q., G. Zhang and R

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solar seed dryer and storage bin at state line farm, bennington, vt - energy

Solar Seed Dryer and Storage Bin at State Line Farm, Bennington, VT - Energy

2 Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Feasibility Analyis: Solar Seed Dryer 3. Provide start-up and operational technical assistance to other VT producers who desire to establish similar on-farm BD processing facilities. Oilseed crop planting, cultiva

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comparative economic analysis of on-farm biodiesel production from soybean and sunflower under small scale setting - core

Comparative economic analysis of on-farm biodiesel production from soybean and sunflower under small scale setting - CORE

This study investigates the comparative economic analysis with technical and economic feasibility of producing biodiesel and by-products from soybean and sunflower at a farm scale (i.e annual capacity of less than 1,500 gallons) at three

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enhancing large scale high oilseed-based biofuel production among small scale producers in north carolina - north carolina a&t state univ

Enhancing Large Scale High Oilseed-Based Biofuel Production Among Small Scale Producers in North Carolina - NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIV

Additionally, a case study was presented at the 2012 Southern Agricultural Economics Association meeting entitled: "Economic Feasibility for Sustainable High Oilseed-Based Biofuel Production." Concerning dissemination, canola productio

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biodiesel online library of resources – farm energy

Biodiesel Online Library of Resources – Farm Energy

On-Farm Oilseed and Biodiesel Production at State Line Farm, Shaftsbury VT This case study by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Funds provides details of the on-farm pilot project to develop a community-scale oil seed processing and biodiesel produci

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economic assessments of value-added agribusiness and biofuel ventures in oklahoma - oklahoma state university

Economic Assessments of Value-Added Agribusiness and Biofuel Ventures in Oklahoma - OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

Kenkel, P., and Holcomb, R.B. (2008) Feasibility of On-Farm or Small Scale Oilseed Processing and Biodiesel Production. Pages 49-54 in proc. of Farm Foundation conference Transition to a Bio Economy: Integration of Agricultural and Energy

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biodiesel education

Biodiesel Education

Biodiesel Education Program at the University of Idaho. If you are looking for any biodiesel related information, this website provides you with an unbiased information through peer-reviewed publications, videos, technical notes, and thousands

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final technical report on development of an economic and efficient biodiesel production process (nc) (technical report) | osti.gov

Final Technical Report on Development of an Economic and Efficient Biodiesel production Process (NC) (Technical Report) | OSTI.GOV

@article{osti_1123805, title = {Final Technical Report on Development of an Economic and Efficient Biodiesel production Process (NC)}, author = {Tirla, Cornelia and Dooling, Thomas A. and Smith, Rachel B. and Shi, Xinyan and Shahbazi,

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biodiesel production for on-farm use

Biodiesel Production for On-Farm Use

• Plans to build small-scale biodiesel production plant using local feedstocks • www.bebioenergy steven@bebioenergy 32. • Located in Moncure, North Carolina • Powers two tractors and two farm pick-up trucks on 100% biodiesel (B100) produ

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biodiesel magazine - the latest news and data about biodiesel production

Biodiesel Magazine - The Latest News and Data About Biodiesel Production

"The scale of the processing would be at the farm level," says Becky Grube, a University of New Hampshire (UNH) Cooperative Extension horticulturalist. "We don't have the acreage or the pressing abilities to study the feasibil

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costilla county biodiesel pilot project (technical report) | osti.gov

Costilla County Biodiesel Pilot Project (Technical Report) | OSTI.GOV

A primary advantage of this type of community-scale biodiesel production is that it allows for a relatively independent, local solution to fuel production. Successfully using locally sourced feedstocks and putting the fuel into local use

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sunflower archives - vt bioenergy connects local farming + energy

sunflower Archives - VT Bioenergy Connects Local Farming + Energy

Technical and Economic Feasibility of Biodiesel Production in Vermont: Evidence From a Farm-Scale Study and a Commercial-Scale Simulation Analysis. May 2009. Christopher W. Callahan,A Feasibility Analysis of a Mobile Unit for Processing Oilseed

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