Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), along with the University of Iowa (UI) Office of Sustainability and UI Utilities and Energy Management, are hosting a Bio-Renewables Field Day on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Miscanthus Pilot Project test plot near Iowa City.
The Miscanthus Pilot Project explores using miscanthus as a biofuel on the UI campus. Ben Anderson, UI Power Plant Manager, will explain how miscanthus is being used in their solid fuel boilers.
Location: On Highway 1, approximately one mile south of the Highway 218/27 interchange, on the north side of the road. Watch for signs.
Free, open to the public, and includes a complimentary meal prepared by the Johnson County Cattlemen. An RSVP is encouraged; contact Iowa Learning Farms, 515-294-8912 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, to be included in the meal count