Biomass in a Northern Climate

The event will focus on showcasing a range of biomass crops and discussions on the agronomy, economics, and environmental impacts of different biomass crops. There will be a guided crop tour to view various biomass crops planted at the Biomass Connect Hub site, SRUC Boghall Farm, Edinburgh.

  • Date: 1st November 2023
  • Time: 9:30am - 1:30pm
  • Location: Central Scotland
  • Delivery: In-person
  • Type: Seminar


09.30 Convene, tea & coffee

10.00 Introduction and talks

  • Biomass Connect, introduction and overview – Nana Afranaa Kwapong, IBERS, Aberystwyth
  • Growing biomass crops in the Northern Climate – Kevin Lindegaard, Crops for energy
  • Eucalyptus Short Rotation Forestry – Bryan Elliot, Eucalyptus Renewables

11.00 Crop tour: field walk

  • Biomass Connect hub site
  • Biomass crop options

12.30 Q & A – Wrap up, final thoughts

13.00 Lunch/networking


Date: 1 November 2023

Time: 9:30am - 1:30pm


SRUC Edinburgh
Boghall Farm, Bush Estate, Biggar Road
Edinburgh, EH 10 7DX

Organiser: Biomass Connect



Biomass in a Northern Climate