A New Paradigm in Land Use<br />
Urban Farming and Fuel <br />Non-traditional agronomic land<br />Famous for harboring pests and costing money<br />Flexibi...
Background Information<br />Utah #2 Diesel Consumption<br />Fuel Consumption of SL County in 2008<br />Source US EIA<br />
Project Objectives<br />Explore Non Traditional Agronomic Land Conditions <br />Observe Ecological Effects<br />Investigat...
Basic Requirements for Success<br />Establishment and Harvesting<br />Economics<br />Wildlife Impacts<br />Ecology/Environ...
Economics of Urban Farming and Fuel<br />
Prior Research - F2F <br />
FreeWays to Fuel Alliance<br />Top Tier Universities<br />Washington State, Iowa State, Auburn, Michigan State, Montana St...
Initial UFF Site<br />200 acres south of SLC airport<br />Area harbors pests, dry, soils are questionable<br />Future WWT ...
Urban Farm and Fuel Plan of Work<br />
Anticipated Benefits<br />50 gallons/acre of biodiesel <br />200 acres x 50 gallons = 10,000 gallons biodiesel<br />Reduce...
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  1. 1. A New Paradigm in Land Use<br />
  2. 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. 3. Background Information<br />Utah #2 Diesel Consumption<br />Fuel Consumption of SL County in 2008<br />Source US EIA<br />
  4. 4. Project Objectives<br />Explore Non Traditional Agronomic Land Conditions <br />Observe Ecological Effects<br />Investigate Economic Viability<br />Evaluate Crop Choices<br />
  5. 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. 6. Economics of Urban Farming and Fuel<br />
  7. 7. Prior Research - F2F <br />
  8. 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. 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. 10. Urban Farm and Fuel Plan of Work<br />
  11. 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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