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These technical articles, factsheets and case studies provide robust, independent information on biomass feedstock performance, agronomy, economics and environmental benefits, to facilitate discussion and learning regarding the biomass sector.

Case Study: SRC Willow – self supply and use in a farm-scale community heating scheme
This case study features a successful farm-scale community heating scheme using short rotation coppice (SRC) willow as a fuel source. The project has been cost-effective and provided a range of benefits, including energy self-sufficiency, reduced carbon emissions, and potential biodiversity enhancements.
Type: Case Study
Author: Kevin Lindegaard
Date: 4th December 2023
Crop: Willow
Keywords: Willow, Case Study, Farm
Case Study: Producing Animal Bedding from Miscanthus
Burlerrow Farm is a 303-hectare mixed farm based in Bodmin, Cornwall. It is run by James Mutton who has been growing miscanthus since 2002. Initially, the crop was used to produce miscanthus rhizomes, but since 2009 they have been producing premium equine and animal bedding.
Type: Case Study
Author: Kevin Lindegaard
Date: 29th September 2023
Crop: Miscanthus
Keywords: Miscanthus, Case Study, Farm

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