Burn Design Labs

A Hot Idea

Whenever you see ridiculously high rates quoted for green energy usage, it’s normally because the use of biomass (wood, farm waste) in the developing world has been rolled into the figures.  Generally, this makes a nonsense of the statistics because – in this context – biomass is being used in anything but a green way. …


Lemon Tree

Yikes, it’s Already Conference Season!

Suddenly, it’s conference season in agbusiness world, and I’m moderating a panel on the risks and rewards of farmland acquisitions at Monday’s Ag 2.0 conference in San Francisco.  It’s been a fun task pulling together topic ideas with the rest of the panel, who range from a well respected agricultural economist to the CEO of…