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Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
Urban Farming And Fuel Presentation
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  • 1. A New Paradigm in Land Use<br />
  • 2. Urban Farming and Fuel <br />Non-traditional agronomic land<br />Famous for harboring pests and costing money<br />Flexibility of use - <br />Under 15 acres<br />vegetable and fruit crops<br />Over 15 acres<br />utilization for biofuel feedstock production<br />
  • 3. Background Information<br />Utah #2 Diesel Consumption<br />Fuel Consumption of SL County in 2008<br />Source US EIA<br />
  • 4. Project Objectives<br />Explore Non Traditional Agronomic Land Conditions <br />Observe Ecological Effects<br />Investigate Economic Viability<br />Evaluate Crop Choices<br />
  • 5. Basic Requirements for Success<br />Establishment and Harvesting<br />Economics<br />Wildlife Impacts<br />Ecology/Environmental Impacts<br />Water Quality<br />Safety<br />Grower Concerns<br />
  • 6. Economics of Urban Farming and Fuel<br />
  • 7. Prior Research - F2F <br />
  • 8. FreeWays to Fuel Alliance<br />Top Tier Universities<br />Washington State, Iowa State, Auburn, Michigan State, Montana State, North Carolina State, University of Idaho, SUNY – Cobbleskill, Penn State<br />Corporate <br />New Holland – tractor donation<br />Great Plains – equipment donation<br />Aerway Ag – aerator donation<br />Government<br />State Departments of Transportation<br />USDA, DOE, DOD Interests<br />State Energy Departments<br />
  • 9. Initial UFF Site<br />200 acres south of SLC airport<br />Area harbors pests, dry, soils are questionable<br />Future WWT site <br />There are multiple sites around our county<br />
  • 10. Urban Farm and Fuel Plan of Work<br />
  • 11. Anticipated Benefits<br />50 gallons/acre of biodiesel <br />200 acres x 50 gallons = 10,000 gallons biodiesel<br />Reduced weed pressure<br />Increased public awareness regarding renewable fuels<br />Reduced maintenance costs <br />fire suppression<br />

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