Iowa State University’s Consortium for Cultivating Human and Naturally reGenerative Enterprises is organizing its inaugural Conference on Agriculture, Technology, and Innovation March 25-27, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa.
The conference – themed “Why are we missing the boat on biogas?” – is designed to bring experts from agriculture, power, government, science collectively, and society to share new thinking and new concepts to increase the value chain for Renewable Natural Gas, a component of biogas.
RNG is one of the greatest-incentivized and fastest rising product categories in bioeconomy.
A well-designed value chain may foster financial growth in rural America while additionally assuaging concerns over energy security, greenhouse gas emissions, local weather resilience, soil health, water quality, and extra in the Midwest.
The conference, happening on the Hilton Des Moines Downtown Resort, is structured to share data and generate discussion relating to feedstocks, anaerobic digestion, coproducts, distribution, financing, policy, market alternatives, and societal impact.
Inspired to attend are an agricultural business and power industry representatives, farmers and farmland owners, entrepreneurs, university and graduate college students, researchers, governmental delegates, and representatives of agricultural, power, and environmental non-governmental organizations.
Bryan Sievers, who is helping plan and will present at the conference, heads up Sievers Family Farms and AgriReNew, situated in Scott County near Davenport, Iowa.
The Sievers Farm operation partners with Glenora Feed Yard to capture manure from their beef cattle feedlot operations.