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SWEET SORGHUM FOR A PIEDMONT ETHANOL INDUSTRY

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
4646
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
4646
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Applied Science Associates. In
Route 1 Fairfield, VA 24435
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: SWEET SORGHUM FOR A PIEDMONT ETHANOL INDUSTRY
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $206,500.00
 

Abstract:

APPLIED SCIENCE ASSOCIATES, INC. PROPOSES TO PRODUCT FUEL ALCOHOL FROM SWEET SORGHUM: A PROLIFIC PRODUCER OF BIOMASS ON MARGINAL FARMLAND, RENEWABLE AND NON-COMPETITIVE WITH THEFOOD CHAIN. AN EXPERIMENTAL PROTOTYPE OF A "CROSSFOADS" FEEDSTOCK PROCESSOR IS AT HAND; A LOADER, A FLAIL FOR SEPERATINGPITH FROM RIND, A VIBRATING SEPARATOR OF THESE COMPONENTS, AAND A SCREW PRESS FOR EXPRESSING THE JUICE. THIS PHASE I AW AWARD WILL PERMIT US TO OPERATE THE PROCESSOR DURING THE NEXT HARVEST SEASON TO QUANTIFY THE VALUE OF THE PRODUCTS: EXTRACTED SUGAR FOR ALCOHOL AND THE CATTLE FEED VALUE OF THE RIND AND RESIDUAL EXTRACTED PITH, AND TO COMPARE THESE VALUES WITH THE COSTS OF PRODUCTION OF THE PRODUCTS.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

Walter e. tolles
Small Business Information at Submission:

Applied Science Associates. In
Route 1 Fairfield, VA 24435

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No