Energy Farm

The 320-acre Energy Farm on the Urbana-Champaign campus’ South Farms

In their search for alternative energy resources, researchers at the University of Illinois have access to this gigantic “living laboratory”

Equipment

Field Equipment:

Forage Chopping and Weighing Systems:

Biomass processing:

Biomass Boiler:

Read more about the Biomass Boiler.

Grounds Maintenance:

Material Handling:

Sample Storage:

Wintersteiger plot combine allowing for harvest weight and sample collection on research plots

Wintersteiger plot combine allowing for harvest weight and sample collection on research plots

 

Energy Farm Staff and Students : Planting Miscanthus x giganteous rhizomes in research plots

Energy Farm Staff and Students : Planting Miscanthus x giganteous rhizomes in research plots