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  1. Microbial production of polymer precursors

    SBC: Lygos, Inc.            Topic: 88

    Lygos technology and business directly supports government wide and USDA SBIR program priorities and societal challenge areas. Benefits established from Lygos processes for production of renewable chemicals include increasing product diversification from US agricultural feedstocks, increasing energy efficiency of manufacturing processes, decreasing carbon dioxide emissions, and increasing US energ ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  2. The Selective Control of Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.) with Low-Cost Application of a Naturally Occurring Phytotoxic Element

    SBC: BLUE MOON BULBS LLP            Topic: 81

    Westscape Nursery proposes a Phase I project to establish a solution to the problem of rapid cheatgrass infestation in the western U.S. Preliminary studies have shown the ability of a naturally occurring elemental compound used in precise formulation to totally suppress and selectively control germinating and developing cheatgrass. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the US Forest Service ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  3. A Regenerable Sorbent for Deep Desulfurization of Alpha Pinene

    SBC: TDA RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: 81

    The production of turpentine in the U.S. exceeded 301,000 tons in 2004 (Romney 2004) and the production of resin acids exceeded 800,000 ton in 2003 (Romney 2004), which also includes the production from directly tapping trees (e.g., gum turpentine, gum rosin). There is growing demand for bio-plastics (non-petroleum derived polymers); for example Pepsi announced it will be using bio-plastic bottles ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  4. Pilot Program for Recovery of All-Natural Medicinals from Arkansas Forests: A Key to Easing Sagging Profitability in the Forest Industry

    SBC: SEA STAR INTERNATIONAL, LLC            Topic: 81

    This proposal will serve as a pilot project for poor, rural, Southern counties with rich forestry resources. Arkansas and surrounding states have some of the highest poverty rates in the nation. Arkansas 19 million acres of forests represent more than half of the total land mass of this state. This proposal is aimed at developing processing technologies that will add value to existing paper mill w ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  5. Advanced Control System for Biofuel Combustion

    SBC: ENERTECHNIX, INC.            Topic: 81

    Combustion of biomass, especially in small-scale applications, produces high emissions of particulate matter (PM) that have been linked to adverse health effects and global climate change. Current industrial particulate control solutions are prohibitively expensive for use in small scale biomass burners. To overcome these challenges, inexpensive and effective combustion control solutions for small ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  6. Renewable Energy and Energy System Automation for Energy Plus Farm

    SBC: TABER INTERNATIONAL LLC            Topic: 812

    This grant presents and opportunity to address significant problems involving farms and sustainable energy. Through the optimal matching, distribution and integration of photovoltaic (PV) solar panel systems into pastures and rangeland farm income could be nearly doubled. There is the potential to have all energy needs (transportation, electrical, heating) of the US met. (ref. 19, 25). The primary ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  7. Researching economic feasibility of the mixed-cell raceway, providing a way for small farms to enter the aquaculture industry.

    SBC: RIPPLE ROCK FISH FARMS, LLC            Topic: 812

    With the growing demand for locally grown seafood in the United States, small farmers need an economically feasible solution to enter the aquaculture market. Consumers are seeking healthy fish, produced using sustainable methods. Currently, small farmers struggle, financially, to build viable indoor systems which can meet the needs of the local market. The goal of this project is to provide incent ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  8. Novel and Improved Methods for Extracting Colorants from Indigo and Black Walnut

    SBC: BELLOS, SARAH            Topic: 812

    The market for natural colorants is growing. Trends in food, cosmetics, and textiles show consumers are concerned over the use of synthetic, petroleum-derived dyes and seek a more environmentally friendly option. However, manufacturers cannot compromise on quality, stability, or functionality of colorants in their products. Natural colorants, including from plants, have been used as dyes for thous ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  9. Micro-Bait Station Suzukii

    SBC: Isca Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 812

    Berry and tree fruit growers in the US urgently need an effective management strategy to deal with the rapidly spreading fruit fly pest, Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD). This fruit fly is currently listed as a top research priority by a multitude of stakeholders including but not limited to: the North American Strawberry Growers Association, the North American Raspberry and Blackberry Growers Associ ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  10. Agronomic, environmental, and economic evaluation of cyanobacterial bio-fertilizer for small and mid-size farms growing high-value crops

    SBC: THIN AIR NITROGEN SOLUTIONS LLC            Topic: 812

    Modern agriculture is highly dependent on nitrogen (N) fertilization to maintain high yields and profitability. In organic agriculture, cover crops and bulky organic amendments supply N; transport costs can be prohibitive, and energy used in transport is substantial. In conventional agriculture, industrial N fixation uses natural gas, high temperatures, and high pressures to convert atmospheric N ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
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