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Making the Right Decisions – Kevin Lindegaard
Kevin Lindegaard’s talk at the IBERS Demo Event, March 2023. He explains how making the right decisions when planting and harvesting willow and other biomass crops is essential and how […]
Envirocrop Explainer
Find out how Envirocrops is revolutionising the biomass industry.
Drone Flyover – IBERS Demo Event March 2023
Relax with a drone flyover from our recent Biomass Connect Demo event at IBERS, Aberystwyth. The perfect opportunity to see what a trial site growing the biomass crops willow and […]
Willow Varieties Talk – William MacAlpine
William MacAlpine from Rothamsted Research speaking at the IBERS, Aberystwyth Biomass Connect Demo Event about research into choosing the best willow varieties for biomass crop production.
Planting SRC Willow
At our recent IBERS Hub Site Demo Event William MacAlpine of Rothamsted Research explained why a mix of 6 different varieties is recommended when planting willow as a biomass crop.
The effect of SRC Willow on Biodiversity
A look at how Short Rotation Coppice (SRC) willow can have a positive effect on biodiversity both in than plantation itself and the surrounding areas.
Biomass Connect Webinar 3
Biomass Crops - Some Interesting Alternatives. Some biomass crops are bigger and leave a greater impression than others whilst others might be humbler but still get the job done. Our panel includes environmental farmer John Hawkins and expert silviculturalist Bryan Elliott.
Soil Organic Carbon
This video explores the effect of planting biomass crops on Soil Organic Carbon (SOC). It is formed from the interaction of ecosystem processes such as photosynthesis, respiration and decomposition of SOM. Soil carbon provides the benefit of enhancing soil quality which is essential to sustain and improve food production, increase supply and quality of water, enhance biodiversity, and reduce atmospheric CO2. For these reasons, planting biomass crops help to improve soil quality, provide resilience to physical soil degradation and help mitigate climate change.
Growers’ Stories: Steve and Matt Hunt, BGI
Interviews with Steve and Matt Hunt from the plantations at Bio Global Industries in Bucks. The farm has a 98 kW BioKompakt boiler and uses 80 tonnes of wood fuel […]
SRC Willow for Environmental Protection and Wastewater Management
As part of the Biomass Connect Launch Event at the recent Low Carbon Agriculture show, Chris Johnston of the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) gave a fascinating talk on the […]
Willow Sample Harvesting
It turned out to be a grey and wet day but that didn’t stop the IBERS Aberystwyth Hub Site from harvesting willow ready for sampling.
BGI ‘From Field to Fire’ Demo Event Promo
Promo Video from BGI showing the process of ‘Field to Fire’ for biomass crops which will be demonstrated at their upcoming Biomass Connect Demo Event.    Biomass Connect Demo – […]
Jeanette Whitaker – Biomass Connect Launch Event
Presentation by Jeannette Whitaker (UKCEH) outlining the Biomass Connect project
Webinar 2 – Emerging Markets for Biomass Crops
Biomass Connect Webinar 2 - Emerging Markets for Biomass Crops with William Cracroft-Eley of Terravesta and Prof. JJ Leahy of The University of Limerick
Drone Flyover of the IBERS Hub Site
IBERS Biomass Connect Hub Site, Aberystwyth. December 2022. Ground prepared ready for planting. This drone flyover shows Fields 1 and 2 of the IBERS Hub Site in Aberystwyth. Field 1: […]
Biomass Connect Webinar 1
The first of our Webinar Series – Land preparation – starting off on the right foot with speakers Mike Cooper from Miscanthus Nursery Ltd. and David Watson from Energy Crops […]
IBERS Hub Site
IBERS Biomass Connect Hub Site. December 2022. Ground prepared ready for planting. The video shows the North Easterly field of the hub site that will have plots of Short Rotation […]
Processing of Eucalyptus – by BGI Ltd.
BGI video showing the processing of Eucalyptus. The trees are cut down and the truck is used to make logs. Branches and leaves can be chipped and homogenised. The Eucalyptus […]
Willow Regrowth in Spring – A Timelapse
A short time-lapse film showing the regrowth of willow in spring. It was shot over seven weeks between March and May 2017 at Rothamsted Research in Hertfordshire, home to the […]
Agricultural Biomass for Energy Crops Series: Miscanthus
Bioenergy Europe’s third video of a series of four dedicated to #bioenergy feedstock coming from #agriculture, both perennial energy crops and agricultural residues. In this video we focus on the […]
Biomass carbon cycle – Bioenergy explained
This video sheds light on the meaning of carbon neutrality and explains the role of bioenergy in decarbonisation and climate change mitigation. Bioenergy is a carbon neutral, renewable energy that […]
Agricultural Biomass for Energy Crops Series: Short Rotation Coppice Willow
Bioenergy Europe’s first video of a series of four dedicated to #bioenergy feedstock coming from #agriculture, both perennial energy crops and agricultural residues. In this video we focus on Short […]
Agri-biomass & energy crops deserve a harmonised recognition in the future CAP
Interview to Emmanuel de Maupeou, France Miscanthus. Visit the website of the European Bioenergy Future 2017 conference: