January 31 -February 3, 2009
Atlanta, Georgia


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2009 SAAS OPENING SESSION
& CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Atlanta, GA

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Sunday, February 1 – OPENING PROGRAM

Alternative Energy and Agriculture: Spotlight or Stoplight? 

Alternative Energy and Agriculture: Perspectives on Cellulosic Feedstock and Cellulosic Biorefineries
Francis Epplin
, Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University

Alternative Energy and Agriculture: Spotlight or Stoplight?
Harry S. Baumes
, Ph. D., Associate Director, USDA Office of Energy Policy and New Uses

Biodiesel Research at The University of Georgia
Daniel Geller
, Engineering Outreach, University of Georgia

Monday, February 2 – CONCURRENT SESSIONS

10:00 am Session

Ag Renewable Energy Papers: Where Has All the Money Gone?

USDA Update: A Systems Approach…Opportunities for Renewable Energy and Biobased Products
William Goldner
, Ph.D.,  Chair, Biobased Product and Bioenergy Coordination Council and National Program Leader, Competitive Programs, CSREES; and Harry Baumes, Ph.D., Associate Director, Office of Energy Policy and New  Uses, Office of the Chief Economist

1:00 pm Session

Biofuels: Prospects and Challenges in Development and Policy

Conflicting Environmental Claims: Analysis of the Discourse Surrounding Biofuels Development in Russell, KS
Albert Iaroi, Theresa Selfa, and Gerad Middendorf
, Kansas State University

Renewable Energy and the Financial Crisis -- Weathering the Storm
Tony Crooks
, USDA Rural Development

Cooperative Approaches to Facilitate the Use of Anaerobic Digesters on Dairy Farms
Biofuels: Prospects and Challenges in Development and Policy

Carolyn Liebrand
, USDA Rural Development

Biofueling Rural Development? Prospects and challenges at local and global scales
Theresa Selfa and Uma Sarmistha
, Kansas State University, Department of Sociology

Leveraging Farm Policy History to Understand Biofuels and Trade Dynamics in the 2008 Farm Bill
Nadine Lehrer
, Washington State University

3:00 pm Session

Alternative Fuels: Taking Your Stories to Market(s)

eXtension – more mind reach

Bioenergy – Energy, Fuels and Chemicals from Agriculture
Agricultural Communications, The University of Georgia

Taking your story to the market
Frankie Gould,
LSU AgCenter Communications

 


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