Monthly Archives: April 2010

Great Lakes Bioenergy Center

As the U.S. increasingly turns its attention—and resources—to bioenergy and biofuels, the Madison Wisconsin Region is emerging as a national leader, both in research and commercialization, evidenced in part by the siting of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2007, one of only three Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Research Centers in the U.S.

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Biofuels Done Right?

Images from the “slow-motion catastrophe” that began last week 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana brought to mind a bit of sarcasm I offered to a colleague almost exactly a year ago. The NRDC was running the below ad on Capitol Hill, saying, “Biofuels. If we’re going to use them, let’s do it right,” with a picture of the deforestation that many assumed would occur from use of biofuels. My facetious idea was to Read More >

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Biotech Crops Contribute to Sustainable Farming and Global Food Affordability

PG Economics released April 28 its latest reports detailing the global economic and environmental benefits of biotech crops. Since 1996, biotech crop adoption has contributed to reducing the release of greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, decreased pesticide spraying, significantly boosted farmers’ incomes and resulted in lower real world prices for corn, canola, soybeans and the main derivatives of these crops,” said Graham Brookes, director of PG Economics, co-author of the reports. “The technology has also Read More >

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Why Is My Meeting Not Scheduled?

As we get closer and closer to the meeting, the question that George hears the most is “Why can’t my agreed to meeting be scheduled?”. We’re here to take you through all the reasons: 1) The most common reason is that there is no mutual availability. As meeting schedules fill up, it is more and more difficult to find time when both parties are free. 2) The meeting includes multiple participants from both companies. Schedule Read More >

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Things Even George Cannot Do

George has been keeping his ear to the customer service line, and I’m sure at some point or another you’ve had the pleasure of talking with him. Most of those conversations have centered around a few repeating topics. So in an effort to set the record straight, George has asked me to provide you with a list of his weaknesses…aka things even he cannot do. 1) Reserve an hour time slot instead of 30 minutes. Read More >

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