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Anju Dahiya <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont New Farmer Network <[log in to unmask]>
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Please help us spread the word: - Bioenergy Program Registration is now open
for:

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BIOMASS TO BIOFUELS Course, 2013 Fall Semester, University of Vermont

4 Credits, August 26, 2013 to December 4, 2013 (Wednesdays & Fridays 12:00pm
to 3:00pm; (No classes during the regular breaks; plus days to work with the
community partner for the course project);

Location: UVM campus & throughout Vermont for field trips/hands on
experience

Full Details at the course WEBSITE:  <http://go.uvm.edu/7y1rr>
http://go.uvm.edu/7y1rr

CONTACTS: For syllabus related questions contact the Lead Instructor Dr.
Anju Dahiya at  <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask] . For registering
email ( <http://learn.uvm.edu/contact/> http://learn.uvm.edu/contact/ ) or
call 800-639-3210 or 802-656-2085 to make a phone or in-person appointment
with a Continuing Education Adviser to discuss your options)

INSTRUCTORS: UVM FACULTY MEMBERS and EXPERTS from VT-based Biomass/biofuels
businesses (see the list at course website)

DETAILS: Experts in following areas will provide hands-on instruction in
various biofuels including: LIQUID BIOFUELS (transportation fuels; biodiesel
from oil seeds and waste vegetable oil; bio-ethanol; algae-biofuel); SOLID
BIOFUELS (woody biomass; grass energy); BIOGAS & BIO-ELECTRICITY(the
farm-based energy); BIO-HEAT (heat capture from compost); BIOFUELS RELATED
ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL ISSUES; OTHER wide-range of Biofuels related
science & technology topics, background & literature. (see the course
website  <http://go.uvm.edu/7y1rr> http://go.uvm.edu/7y1rr for details).

PARTICIPANTS/STUDENTS
All welcome: Degree and non-degree seeking students from any department,
farmers, budding entrepreneurs, teachers (interested in developing
curriculum, or projects at school or college levels) and others.

MEANS OF INSTRUCTION
A. ON CAMPUS CLASSES: BY UVM FACULTY MEMBERS and EXPERTS from VT-based
biofuels businesses;
B. HANDS ON FIELD WORK & SERVICE LEARNING PROJECTS involving tours to
Farms/Biofuel facilities & related projects;
C. TALKS by guest-speakers/experts from businesses;
D. BIOFUELS EQUIPMENT DEMONSTRATIONS by professionals;
E. ONLINE BLACKBOARD: supplementary classes/information including video
clips and discussions.
F. SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT WITH BIOFUEL COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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