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Biofuels Tour

 
 
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Biofuels Tour

Tour Details:

Dates: July 22-24, 2024
Location: Northern Crops Institute, Fargo, ND
Registration Fee: $1,500.00
Registration Deadline: July 17th, 2024

Tour Overview:

The Biofuels Tour will provide attendees with an introduction into the agricultural foundations of the biofuels industry, from farm to product and everything in between. Participants will have the opportunity to speak directly with farmers and leaders in the industry along with touring agricultural plots, farms, and processing facilities.

Objectives:

  • Full circle knowledge of biofuels from farm to product
  • Production practices
  • A farmers perspective
  • Economics of sustainable agriculture
  • Where the demand for biofuels is being fueled

Major Topics

  • Economics of sustainable agriculture
  • Farmer economics
  • Where the biofuel demand is coming from
  • Production practices
  • Farm to product
  • Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)
  • Low carbon fertilizer
  • Regulatory policy
  • Carbon capture
  • Market conditions
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Shifts in the use of oil

Who Should Attend?

This tour is available for those in the ethanol industry, renewable diesel industry, lenders, insurance companies, investment groups, and anyone else interested in the biofuels.

How Do I Register?

This course will be offered in-person only. Space will fill up quick, so we encourage you to enroll early!

Registration Fee: $1,500.00
Registration Deadline: July 17th, 2024

Click on the “Register Now” button to pay by credit card. For group registrations and alternate methods of payment, please contact krista.j.jansen@ndsu.edu.

Included in the registration fee are course materials, lunches and refreshments during the course, one dinner reception on July 22nd, 2024 and one dinner on July 23rd, 2024. Airfare, hotel rooms and other meals are not included in the registration fee.

What About the Hotel?

NCI has a room block at the following hotel. Participants must make their own hotel reservations. You are welcome to stay at other hotels; however, NCI will provide transportation between the hotel and NCI each day only at the course hotel listed below. Please note that there is limited availability at the hotel.

Clubhouse Hotel and Suites
4400 15th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: (701) 282-5777
Rate: $159.00 (+ taxes) per night
Name of Room Block: NCI Biofuels Tour
Deadline for Room Block: June 12, 2024
Website: https://fargo.clubhouseinn.com

Transportation:

Transportation between the airport to the hotel is the responsibility of each participant. The Clubhouse Hotel has a complementary shuttle, and you can arrange a ride by calling them directly at (701) 282-5777. Taxis are available at the baggage claim area, and Uber & Lift are also available. NCI will provide daily transportation only between the Northern Crops Institute and the hotel listed above. At the conclusion of the course, NCI will also provide transportation to the hotel or to the airport for those flying out early.

Cancellation Policies:

Requests to cancel a registration must be received on or before June 21, 2024 to receive a full refund. Requests to cancel a registration on or after June 21, 2024 will receive credit for a future NCI course that is good for 1 year. If NCI is forced to cancel this course, all registered participants will be immediately contacted, and each will receive a full refund within 10 business days. Substitutions may be made up to 3 days before the course begins. To read our full Event Refund & Cancellation Policy, click here.

Price: $1,500.00
 

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