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A business plan and model development for a biodiesel industry based on bra
Summary Completion of a draft business plan that details the development of a proposed model with options, for a biodiesel industry based on brassica mustard and other crops, for the farming community to grow feedstock for their own usage in a farmer focused biodiesel production system.

Development and facilitation of grower/researcher/stakeholder workshop(s) that aims to:
* identify the knowledge gaps within the proposal
* give growers ownership in the proposal development
* prioritise R&D
* identify next step and timelines
* identify the management committee for the next step of the process.
Program Bioenergy, Bioproducts and Energy
Research organisation Australian Agricultural Commodities
Objective summary To develop and implement a best practice model covering the value chain from Brassica Mustard and other crops to biodiesel. The value chain comprises seed breeding, agronomy, biodiesel, glycerol, seed meal and biopesticides production.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Friday, September 15, 2006
Project completion date Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority An environmentally sustainable Australia
Rural priority Advanced Technology
RIRDC goal BBE-Bioenergy, Bioproducts and Energy
Principal researcher Daryl Young
Research manager Duncan Farquhar
Admin contact Daryl Young