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 The Library data and crop collections are developed in partnership of many organizations and research institutions. Each of these contributors (and others not listed) provide a valuable part of the Bioenergy Feedstock Library resources.

Members of the Sungrant Regional Partnership:

University State Contact Email Crop Type
South Dakota State University South Dakota Vance Owens [email protected] Switchgrass
Oklahoma State University Oklahoma Rodney Farris [email protected] Switchgrass
Auburn University Alabama David Bransby [email protected] Switchgrass
Virginia Tech Virginia John Fike [email protected] Switchgrass
Iowa State University Iowa Emily Heaton [email protected] Switchgrass
Cornell University New York Donald Viands [email protected] Switchgrass
Texas A&M University Texas Bill Rooney [email protected] Sorghum
Iowa State University Iowa Ken Moore [email protected] Sorghum
University of Kentucky Kentucky Michael Barrett [email protected] Sorghum
Mississippi State University Mississippi Bisoondat Macoon [email protected] Sorghum
Mississippi State University Mississippi Brian Baldwin [email protected] Energycane
University of Georgia Georgia Wayne Hanna [email protected] Energycane
Louisiana State University Louisiana K Gravois [email protected] Energycane
Texas A&M University Texas LT Wilson [email protected] Energycane
Texas A&M University Texas David Baltensperger [email protected] Energycane
University of Georgia Georgia Joseph Bouton [email protected] Energycane
Hawaii Pacific University Hawaii Richard Ogoshi [email protected] Energycane
University of Illinois Illinois Tom Voigt [email protected] Miscanthus
University of Nebraska - Lincoln Nebraska Roch Gaussion [email protected] Miscanthus
Purdue University Indiana Zac Reicher [email protected] Miscanthus
University of Kentucky Kentucky David Williams [email protected] Miscanthus
Rutgers University New Jersey Stacy Bonos [email protected] Miscanthus
Virginia Tech Virginia John Fike [email protected] Miscanthus
North Dakota State University North Dakota DK Lee [email protected] CRP Biomass
Kansas State University Kansas Keith Harmoney [email protected] CRP Biomass
University of Georgia Georgia Carl Jordan [email protected] CRP Biomass
University of Missouri Missouri Rob Kallenbach [email protected] CRP Biomass
Oklahoma State University Oklahoma Gopal Kakani [email protected] CRP Biomass
Montana State University Montana Chen Chengci [email protected] CRP Biomass
USDA Iowa Doug Karlen [email protected] Corn Stover
USDA Nebraska Gary Varvel [email protected] Corn Stover
USDA South Dakota Shannon Osborne [email protected] Corn Stover
University of Tennessee Tennessee Tim Rials [email protected] Hybrid Poplar
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry New York Timothy Volk [email protected] Shrub Willow
University of Arizona Arizona Michael Ottman [email protected] Wheat
University of Georgia Georgia Robert Pippin [email protected] Wheat
University of Idaho Idaho Brad Brown [email protected] Wheat
University of Minnesota Minnesota Jane Johnson [email protected] Wheat
University of Minnesota Minnesota Jochum Wiersma [email protected] Wheat
University of North Dakota North Dakota Joel Ranson Wheat
University of Oklahoma Oklahoma Jeff Edwards Wheat
University of Oregon Oregon Flowers Wheat
Texas A&M University Texas Brent Bean [email protected] Wheat


Affiliation State Contact Email Crop Type
Alma Sugar Plantation Louisiana David Stewart [email protected] Sugarcane Bagasse
American Wood Fibre Alabama Pat Adams [email protected] Tulip Poplar / Long Leaf Pine
Baker Timber Products South Dakota Bill [email protected] Ponderosa Pine
Biewer Saw Mill Michigan Shanon Kita [email protected] Red Pine
Cooper Marine & Timberlands Alabama Ken Lindley [email protected] Southern Yellow Pine
Corley Land Services Alabama Frank Corley [email protected] Loblolly Pine
Forest Concepts Washington Christopher Lanning [email protected] Hybrid Poplar
Forest Concepts Washington Jim Dooley [email protected] Hard Wood Mix
FTX Consulting South Carolina Jon Puckett [email protected] Loblolly Pine
Greenwood Resources Oregon Bruce Summers [email protected] Hybrid Poplar
Patterson Chip Co. Kentucky Rex Patterson [email protected]

Southern Yellow Pine, Tulip Poplar

Repreve Renewables Georgia Jeff P. Klingenberg [email protected] Miscanthus
Tricon Lumber Montana Taunya Erickson [email protected] Lodge Pole Pine
USDA NRS Institute for Ecosystem Studies Wisconsin Adam Wiese [email protected] Hybrid Poplar
Verdante Bioenergy Services North Carolina David Waechter [email protected] Loblolly Pine
Western Alliance Idaho Tina Wilson [email protected] Pinion Juniper
Yellowstone Log Homes Idaho Brett Youngstrom [email protected] Multiple Pine / Spruce / Fir

Other Government Partners:

Organization State Contact Email
NREL Colorado Dan Carpenter [email protected]
NREL Colorado Ed Wolfram [email protected]
NREL Colorado Nick Nagle [email protected]
NREL Colorado Erik Kuhn [email protected]
NREL Colorado Courtney Payne [email protected]
PNNL Washington Dan Howe [email protected]
PNNL Washington Doug Elliot [email protected]
LBNL California Blake Simmons [email protected]
LBNL California Ning Sun [email protected]
LBNL California Feng Xu [email protected]

Industrial Collaborators:

Industry State
Applied Chemical Technology Alabama
AT&F Advanced Metals Ohio
Bliss Industries Oklahoma
Cedar Falls Utilities Iowa
Ciris Energy Colorado
Cool Planet Colorado
Farmatic Inc. California
Franklin Miller Inc. New Jersey
Freedom Pines Georgia
General Atomics California
Georgia Tech Georgia
Hawaii State Department of Agriculture Hawaii
Hazen Labs Colorado
Hyrax Energy Inc. California
Industrial Furnace New York
Jenike Johanson California
Jenike Johanson Massachusetts
Mesa Bio Energy New York
Michigan State University Michigan
Mississippi State University Mississippi
Morrisville State College (SUNY) New York
Natural Resources Research Institute Minnesota
North Carolina State University North Carolina
Research Triangle Institute North Carolina
Rethceif Packaging Indiana
Rotex Global Ohio
RTI International North Carolina
SABIA California
Thermochem Recovery International Maryland
U of Utah Industrial Combustion and Gasification Research Facility Utah
University of Nevada Nevada
University of Maine Maine
University of Minnesota Minnesota
University of Washington Washington
University of Utah Utah
Vortex Processing Inc. Texas
WEIMA America South Carolina
Western Research Institute Wyoming
Wisconsin Oven Corp Wisconsin
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Massachusetts
Xyleco Inc. Massachusetts

International Collaborators:

Affiliation Location
Aston University  United Kingdom
CBS Netherlands
DSM Netherlands
ECN Netherlands
ENSYN Canada
ETC Sweden
Fraunhofer UMSICHT Germany
Future Blends United Kingdom
KIT Germany
KTH Sweden
Leeds University United Kingdom
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden
TI Germany
UBC Chemical & Biological Engineering Canada
University of Groningen Netherlands
VTT  Finland