The Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman wrote a feature on the various biomass and alternative energy projects happening at the BCRF.

Applying biochar to sorghum plot.

Two types of biochar were applied to a mini sorghum field plot in the BCRF Plant Demonstration Plots.

Plant Zoo Planting

DuPont dontates soil removal equipment, the BCRF continues to provide support to various projects and new crops were planted in the Plant Zoo.

BCRF Advisory Council

The BCRF has announced the selection of nine members to its newly formed advisory board. The council is made up of representatives from industry and Iowa State University.

Welcome to the BioCentury Research Farm

The Iowa State University BioCentury Research Farm is the first-in-the-nation integrated research and demonstration facility dedicated to biomass production and processing. This facility presents a unique opportunity for industry collaboration. It will accelerate innovation and production capacity associated with biobased fuels, chemicals, and products.

The BioCentury Research Farm is a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences facility and is managed by the Center for Crops Utilization Research. Additional funding provided by Center for Industrial Research and Service and Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. The BioCentury Research Farm closely partners with Bioeconomy Institute on research, demonstration, and commercialization.