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Tennessee Rural Economic Development




Publications

2016


  1. Analysis of the Impacts of a Hypothetical Scoring System for Biofuel Pathways
    English, B.C., J. Menard, T.E. Yu and K.L. Jensen. May 2016

2014


  1. Results from a 2013 study of grazing and afforestation adoption among Eastern U.S. cattle producers
    Jensen, K., D. Lambert, C. Clark, C. Holt, J. Zhang, B. English, J. Larson, T. Edward Yu, and C. Hellwinckel. May 2014

2013


  1. Market Analysis for Fischer-Tropsch Waxes
  2. Jensen,K., J. Menard, and B. English. February 2013

2012


  1. Consumer Purchase Intentions for Flexible-Fuel and Hybrid-Electric Vehicles
    Xiaogu Li, Christopher Clark, Kim Jensen, Steven Yen, and Burton English
    SciVerse, October 2012

    Geographic Distribution of Renewable Energy Sector Industries: An Analysis Using Recent Developments in Industry Concentration Measurement
    D. Lane Register, D.M. Lamber, B.C. English, K.L. Jensen, R.J. Menard, M.D. Wilcox
    August 2012

    Yield Response Functions and Profit Maximizing Nitrogen Rates by Soil Types
    Boyer, C. N., D. D. Tyler, R. K. Roberts, B. C. English, and J. A. Larson.  2012.   Agronomy Journal 104(6):1579-1588 (doi:10.2134/agronj2012.0179).

    Analysis of the Biomass Crop Assistance Program for Switchgrass as a Production Alternative on an East Tennessee Beef and Crop Farm
    Griffith, A. P., J. A. Larson, B. C. English, and D. McLemore.  2012.   AgBioForum 15(2): 206-216.

    Effect of Dry Matter Loss on Profitability of Outdoor Storage of Switchgrass
    Mooney, D.F., J. A. Larson, B. C. English, and D. D. Tyler.  2012. Biomass and Bioenergy 44(2012):33-41 (DOI:10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.04.008).

    Analysis of Factors Affecting Willingness to Produce Switchgrass in the Southeastern United States
    Qualls, D.J., K. L. Jensen, C. D. Clark, B. C. English, J. A. Larson, and S. T. Yen.  2012.   Biomass and Bioenergy 39(2012): 159-167 (doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.01.002).

    Evaluating the Impacts of Biomass Feedstock Transportation on Air Quality: A Tennessee Case Study
  2. Edward Yu, Burton English, James Larson, Daniel De La Torry Ugarte, Joshua Fu and Stephen Richards
    June 2012

    Effects of Demographics and Attitudes on Willingness-to-Pay for Fuel Import Reductions through Ethanol Purchases

    Kimberly Jensen, Christopher Clark, Burton English and Dustin Toliver
    May 2012

  3. Analysis of Factors Affecting Willingness to Produce Switchgrass in the Southeastern United States
    D. Joshua Qualls, Kimberly L. Jensen, Christopher D. Clark, Burton C. English, James A. Larson, Steven T. Yen
    April 2012

2011


  1. Preference for Marketing Arrangements by Potential Switchgrass Growers
    K. Jensen, C. Clark, B. English and R. Menard
    Journal of Cooperatives Volume 225 2011

  2. Evaluating the Economics of Incorporating Preprocessing Facilities in the Biomass Supply Logistics with an Application in East Tennessee

    Edwar Yu, James Larson, Burton English, and Seong-Hoon Cho
    June 2011

  3. Implications of Energy and Carbon Policies for the Agriculture and Forestry Sectors
    Burton C. English, Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Chad Hellwinckel, Kimberly L. Jensen, R. Jamey Menard, Tristram O. West, and Christopher D. Clark
    June 2011

  4. Summary of Results – 2009 Southeastern U.S. Switchgrass Production Survey
    Jamey Menard, Kim Jensen, Josh Qualls, Burton English, and Christopher Clark
    April 2011

    Factors influencing willingness-to-pay for the ENERGY STAR ® LABEL
    David O. Ward, Christopher Clark, Kimberly L. Jensen, Steven T. Yen and Clifford S. Russell
    January 2011

    Consumers Willingness to Pay for Appliances Produced By Green Power Partners
    David O. Ward, Christopher Clark, Kimberly L. Jensen and Steven T. Yen
    February 2011

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  1. 2010


    Projected Economic Impacts of Green Jobs Development in the Appalachian Region

    Kimberly L. Jensen, Dayton M. Lambert, R. Jamey Menard, Burton C. English, and Wan Xu
    July 2010

    Willingness to pay for E85 from corn, switchgrass, and wood residues
    Energy Economics, In Press, Corrected Proof
    Kimberly L. Jensen, Christopher D. Clark, Burton C. English, R. Jamey Menard, Denise K. Skahan and Adrienne C. Marra
    June 2010

  2. Expanded ethanol production: Implications for agriculture, water demand, and water quality

    Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 34, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 1586-1596
    Daniel De La Torre Ugarte, Lixia He, Kimberly L. Jensen, and Burton C. English
    July 2010

  3. Farmer Willingness to Supply Poultry Litter for Energy conversion and to Invest in an Energy Conversion Cooperative

    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics>Volume 42, Number 01
    Kimberly L. Jensen, Roland K. Roberts, Ernie Bazen, R. Jamey Menard, and Burton C. English
    Feruary 2010

2009


  1. Field Report of National Ethanol Consumer Survey
    Conducted by Knowledge Networks on behalf of the University of Tennessee project researchers Kimberly L. Jensen, Christopher D. Clark, Burton C. English, and Daniel De La Torre Ugarte
    February 2009

    Analysis of the Implications of Climate Change and Energy Legislation to the Agricultural Sector
    Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Burton C. English, Chad Hellwinckel, Tristram O. West, Kim Jensen, Christopher D. Clark and R. Jamey Menard
    November 2009

  2. Projected Impacts of Proposed Federal Renewable Portfolio Standards on the Kansas Economy
    Burton C. English, Kim Jensen, Jamey Menard and Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte
    August 2009

  3. Evaluating the Economic and Environmental Impacts on the Agricultural Sector as a Result of the Push toward Renewable Fuels
    Burton C. English, Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, James Larson, Jamey Menard, Chad Hellwinckel, Liu-Hsiung Chuang, and Phil Spinelli
    March 1, 2008

2007


  1. U.S. and Tennessee Biodiesel Production - 2007 Industry Update
    Kim Jensen, Jamey Menard, and Burton English
    August 2007

    Economic Implications to the Agricultural Sector of Increasing the Production of Biomass Feedstocks to Meet Biopower, Biofuels, and Bioproduct Demands
    Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Burton C. English, Chad M. Hellwinckel, R. Jamey Menard, and Marie E. Walsh
    January 2007

    Using Corn Stover for Ethanol Production: A Look at the Regional Economic Impacts for Selected Midwestern States
    Burton English, Jamey Menard, and Daniel De La Torre Ugarte 2007

2006



  1. Economic and Agricultural Impacts of Ethanol and Biodiesel Expansion
    Daniel De La Torre Ugarte, Burton English, Kim Jensen, Chad Hellwincle, Jamey Menard, and Brad Wilson
    December 2006

    25% Renewable Energy for the United States By 2025: Agricultural and Economic Impacts
    A study for the 25x’25 Working Group in which the economic analysis conducted at the University of Tennessee outlines how tapping America’s natural resources could produce 25 percent of the nation’s energy supply from renewable resources by the year 2025. The user will be redirected to the complete study on the 25x’25 Working Groups website by clicking on the document title above.
    Burton C. English, Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Kim Jensen, Chad Hellwinckel, Jamey Menard, Brad Wilson, Roland Roberts, and Marie Walsh
    November 2006

    25% Renewable Energy for the United State by 2025: Agricultural and Ecnomic Impacts
    Burton C. English, Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Kim Jensen, Chad Hellwinckel, Jamey Menard, Brad Wilson, Roland Roberts, and Marie Walsh.
    November 2006

    25% Renewable Energy for the United States by 2025: State Level Agricultural and Economic
    Impact Tables

    Burton C. English, Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Kim Jensen, Jamey Menard, and Chad Hellwinckel
    August 2007

2005


  1. Tennessee Farmers' Views of Producing Switchgrass for Energy
    Kim Jensen, Pam Ellis, Jamey Menard, Burton English, Christopher Clark, and Marie Walsh
    October 2005

2004


  1. Economic Impacts of Using alternative Feedstocks in Coal-Fired Plants in the Southeastern United States
    Burton English, Jamey Menard, Marie Walsh, and Kim Jensen
    December 2004

    An Economic Analysis of Producing Switchgrass and Crop residues for Use as a Bio-energy Feedstock
    Burton C.English, Daniel de la Torre Ugarte, R. Jamey Menard, Chad Hellwinckel and Marie Walsh
    November 2004

    An Analysis of the Residential Preferences for Green Power-the Role of Bioenergy
    Kim Jensen, Jamey Menard, Burt English, and Paul Jakus
    June 2004

    Ehancing Agricultures Potential to Sequester Carbon: A Framework to Estimate Incentive Levels for Reduced Tillage
    Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Chad M. Hellwinckel and James A. Larson
    April 27, 2004

2003


  1. Tennessee Residential Electricity Consumers ’ Views on Electricity from Bioenergy and Other Renewable Sources
    • Web Page with report
    • Full Report
    Kim Jensen, Jamey Menard, Burt English, and Paul Jakus
    June 2003

    Tennessee Soybean Producers' Views on Biodiesel Marketing
    Kim Jensen, Burton English, and Jamey Menard
    April 2003.

    The Economic Impacts of Bioenergy Crop Production on US Agriculture
    Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Marie E. Walsh, Hosein Shapouri, and Stephen P. Slinsky
    February 2003

    An Energy Strategy Based on Energy Dedicated Crops or Corn: Differential Economic and Regional Impacts
    Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte
    February 2003
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2002


  1. Economic Feasibility of Producing Biodiesel In Tennessee
    Burton English, Kim Jensen, and Jamey Menard in cooperation with Frazier, Barnes and Associates, Llc.
    December 2002

    High-Value Renewable Energy from Prairie Grasses
    S. B. McLaughlin,* D. G. de la Torre Ugarte, C. T. Garten, Jr., L. R. Lynd, M. A. Sanderson, V. R. Tolbert, and D. D. Wolf
    April 9, 2002

    Synergism Between Agriculture and Energy Policy: The Case of Dedicated Bioenergy Crops
    Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte and Marie E. Walsh
    February 2002

1990's


  1. Principles and Guidelines for the Development of Biomass Energy Systems
    A Report from the National Biofuels Roundtable, May 1994

    The Economics of Biomass: A Status Report
    Burton C. English and Robert R. Alexander
    November 1993