Charles H. Bronson, Commissioner

2008 Farm to Fuel Summit

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On July 30th through August 1st, The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services held the ?Farm to Fuel Summit? in Orlando at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. The agenda for the 2008 Farm to Fuel Summit can be viewed at the following link: Agenda (PDF 1.5 MB).

Power Point presentations from the summit can be accessed by clicking on the following links.

Opening Remarks - Commissioner Charles H. Bronson, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 - Honorable Ed Schafer, United States Secretary of Agriculture


International Perspective on Ethanol - David Peebles

Canada?s Emerging Biofuels Industry - Gordon Quaiattini

Biofuels Infrastructure Panel

Climate Change Transportation Sector - Kevin J. Thibault

Fagen, Inc - Nick Bowdish

Florida Biofuels Infrastructure Development - James F. Lelio

Ethanol?s Virtual Pipeline - Kyle Hancock

Renewable Power Panel

Renewable Energy Activities of the Florida Public Service Commission - Commissioner Matthew M. Carter II

Renewable Power as Part of Our Energy Future - Susan Story

Stewardship And Fuel Supply For A 100 Mega-Watt Power Plant - Ed Regan

Biomass Gas & Electric Energy Crop Review - S. Glenn Farris

Carbon Panel

Governor?s Action Team for Energy and Climate Change: Status on Biofuel Policy Recommendations - Stephen Roe

Ways Florida Agriculture and Forestry can Earn Revenue from Greenhouse Gas Emission Mitigation - Gordon Smith

Carbon Markets - Tracee Bentley

RECs, White Tags, and Carbon: The Issues, Markets and Interactions - Alden Hathaway

Workshop - Feedstocks for Bioenergy in Florida

Producing Sweet Sorghum and Sugarcane in Florida for Bio-Ethanol: Opportunities & Challenges - John E. Erickson

The Sweet Potato - George J. Hochmuth

Potential of Peanut as a Feedstock for Biodiesel in Florida - Barry L. Tillman

Jatropha - Wagner A. Vendrame

Perennial Grasses - Lynn Sollenberger

Woody Biomass Feedstocks for Bioenergy in Florida - Jarek Nowak

Federal Energy Programs

Federal Energy Programs - William F. Hagy III

Growing A Robust Biofuels Economy - Lawrence J. Russo, Jr.

Focus on US Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 - Renewable Fuel Provisions - Paul N. Argyropoulos

Technology Grants

Low-Cost co-Production of Ethanol and Electricity Using Woody Waste Products - Tawainga Katsvario

Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Liquid Hydrocarbons as Substitutes for Petroleum-Based Fuels - Nazim Z. Muradov

Tandem Biodiesel and Ethanol Production Facility - Scott Z. Hazen

Bioenergy and Agricultural Products from Animal Waste - Jose Rafael Sifontes

Biodiesel Production Plant - Peggy H. Matthews

Fischer-Tropsch Conversion of Florida Woody Biomass Generated Synthesis Gas to Biodiesel - Jacob N. Chung

Development of Floating Algae/Biodiesel Product of System In Quarry Lakes Utilizing Fish Production Effluent as the Nutrient Source - Michael Joubert

A Novel Process for the Production of Biofuels and Animal Feed from Microalgae - Joseph Weissman

Challenges Roundtable Discussion

The Challenges Facing Biofuels and Moving Forward - Douglas A. Durante

Communicating Like it Matters? Because it does. - Honey Rand

The Challenges of Biofuels Finance ? Fuel Ethanol, Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel - Mark J. Riedy

Fuel Ethanol Production - What?s Next? - Mark A. Shmorhun