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John S. Russin, LSU AgCenter (2010)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-07-26

Duration: 00:28:43

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Russin, John S. | Louisiana State University Agricultural Center | Energy | Agriculture | Biomass energy | Sugarcane | Louisiana Institute for Biofuels and Bioprocessing


  • Russin, John S. Speaker


A speech by John S. Russin before the Baton Rouge Press Club on July 26, 2010. Russin is the Associate Vice Chancellor of the LSU AgCenter. He discusses: the creation of the Louisiana Institute for Biofuels and Bioprocessing; the increasing worldwide interest in replacing fossil fuels with plant fuels; the role Louisiana can play in that shift; Louisiana’s sugar cane infrastructure; and the goals of the Biofuels Institute, including education and training, facilitating communication among scientists, policy makers, and industry leaders, and information dissemination.