Author: Robert Mills

Advancing the Anaerobic Digestion Value Chain

C-CHANGE, the Consortium for Cultivating Human And Naturally reGenerative Enterprises, has received a one-year grant from the Walton Family Foundation to advance an innovative value chain to address challenges facing U.S. Corn Belt. The value chain is based on the production of renewable natural gas (RNG) and associated bioproducts through the anaerobic digestion of herbaceous … Continue reading Advancing the Anaerobic Digestion Value Chain

C-CHANGE Conference: Why are we missing the boat on biogas?

This inaugural C-CHANGE conference will focus on expanding the value chain for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) from mixed agricultural feedstocks. The conference will be virtual, held on October 19, 2020. This virtual conference is free thanks to our supporting sponsors, but registration is still required. What you’ll learn about The renewable natural gas (RNG) component … Continue reading C-CHANGE Conference: Why are we missing the boat on biogas?

[PHOTO] J. Gordon Arbuckle

C-CHANGE Team Members Win Soil and Water Conservation Society Awards

Several C-CHANGE team members are among the winners of the 2020 SWCS awards from the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS).  Awards are presented annually to individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions in advocating and advancing the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources. Conservation Research Award J. Arbuckle, John Gilley, and … Continue reading C-CHANGE Team Members Win Soil and Water Conservation Society Awards

Conference Contacts

For questions about program content, contact: Ali Kraber Bioeconomy Institute Iowa State University 515-509-4179 — Phone alik@iastate.edu — Email For questions about registration, contact: Registration Services Iowa State University 1601 Golden Aspen Drive #110 Ames, IA 50010 515.294.6222 — Phone 515.294.6223 — Fax registrations@iastate.edu — Email 2020 C-CHANGE Conference Planning Team Program: Lisa Schulte Moore, Iowa State … Continue reading Conference Contacts

Schulte Moore Wins Entrepreneur Award

Lisa Schulte Moore, C-CHANGE director, is the winner of the 2020 College of Business innovationENTREPRENEUR Award from innovationIOWA. Schulte Moore won the honor through her work on developing a novel and strategic system called Science-Based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips using the integration of prairie strips into a landscape defined by row crops … Continue reading Schulte Moore Wins Entrepreneur Award

de Kok-Mercado Receives Outstanding New Professional Award

Omar de Kok-Mercado, project coordinator for of the C-CHANGE team and  natural resource ecology and management, received the 2020 Professional and Scientific Outstanding New Professional Award from Iowa State University. De Kok-Mercado coordinates and communicates the activities of the Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips (STRIPS) as well as C-CHANGE. Learn more from … Continue reading de Kok-Mercado Receives Outstanding New Professional Award