Posts in Category 'Biomass'

Stover Makeover

Last fall, as soon as combines left the corn fields surrounding York, Nebraska, a veritable army of tractors pulling flail shredders and large square balers moved in for a highly coordinated second harvest. The race was on to get excess crop residue—corn stover—shredded, put in windrows, baled and stacked for transport...

Biomass at a Glance

Biomass has been around since the dawn of man. In today’s quest to feed the world as well as quench our energy needs, the potential for biomass is huge. It’s estimated that the Earth grows about 130 billion tons of...

Running the Numbers

By Glenn Farris In my last post, I discussed the business plan for Pellet Technology USA (PTUSA) and their strategy for utilization of over 100,000 tons of densely packed corn stover. What makes this undertaking especially interesting is that they...

You Need How Much?

  By Glenn Farris What do you do when your business plan calls for over 100,000 tons of densely packed corn stover … and you will process that quantity of corn stover every year–adding value to the local economy in...

The Best Large Square Baler for Biomass

PacificAg operates the largest agricultural residue and forage harvesting business in the U.S., and also maintains the country’s largest fleet of biomass harvesting equipment. That equipment includes one of the largest collections of Hesston large square balers in North America....