Investment in this project has been provided by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada through the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAAP). In Ontario, this program is delivered by the Agricultural Adaptation Council.


Corn Stover Conversion Template

Video: Predicting Biomass Yields of Corn Stover With Satellite Imaging


Crop Residue R&D for Bioprocessing Opportunities in Canada

Determining Optimal Removal Rate Regional Supply of Corn Stover in Ontario

Cornstalk Harvesting Cost Assessment Report


Biomass Carbon Footprint Fact Sheet

Commercial Application of Pyrolysis Technology in Agriculture

CIRAIG - Ontario Switchgrass and Miscanthus Farm Gate Carbon Footprints - Final Report October 2013

Considerations for Grading Agricultural Residue

Development of a Business Case for a Cornstalks to Bioprocessing Venture – Final Report

Assessment of Hay Crop Acreage and Pasture Land for Biomass Production in Ontario – Final Report


Forums on Agricultural Biomass for Combustion Energy

Optimization and Scale-up of Liquid Nutrient Extraction and Recovery Process

Assessment of Business Case for Purpose-Grown Biomass in Ontario

Biomass Crop Residues Availability for Bio-Processing in Ontario

Biomass Energy Crop Densification 

Environmental Sustainability Attributes of Biomass by CIRAIG-AGECO

Alternative Technologies to Transform Biomass Energy by Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park


Report on Literature Review of Agronomic Practices for Energy Crop Production under Ontario Conditions - University of Guelph

 Literature Review and Study - Energy Market Alternatives for Commercially Grown Biomass in Ont

Feasibility of Improving Biomass Combustion through Extraction of Nutrients - Cennatek Report

Submissions & Correspondence

OFA letter to Minister Leal regarding bio-based engine lubricants
(November 2, 2016)

OFA Pre-budget Submission to Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
(January 22, 2016)

Pre-budget Submission to Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
(January 23, 2015)

Presentation to Ontario Standing Committee on Finance
(March 25, 2013)


Research projects offer farmer-made solutions for the sector
(June 21, 2013 - Water Issues, Land Use Policy & Farmland Preservation, Agri-Food Research, Biomass)

A business case for a cornstalks to bioprocessing venture
(August 19, 2013 - Biotechnology, Biomass)

OFA: Building an Ontario bioeconomy
(November 21, 2014 - Biomass)

OFA crunches the numbers on issues for provincial budget
(January 16, 2015 - Rural Economic Development, Health Care, Education, Biomass, Natural Gas Infrastructure, Provincial Funding Transfers to Municipalities )

OFA is helping build the Ontario bioeconomy
(August 15, 2014 - Biomass)

OFA – LCF reduce cornstalk supply chain cost projects up to 40%
(July 17, 2015 - Biomass)

Comet Biorefining to build first commercial biomass sugar plant in Sarnia
(February 18, 2016 - Biomass)

Ontario Federation of Agriculture and La Coop fédérée publish a Cornstalk Harvesting Cost Assessment Report
(September 15, 2015 - Biomass)

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