Sustainable Growing of Algae in High Tunnels for BioFuels

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2007: $18,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2011
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
Project Coordinator:
Ivan’s Fig Farm

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: algae


  • Crop Production: high tunnels or hoop houses
  • Energy: biodiesel, bioenergy and biofuels, renewable energy, solar energy

    Proposal summary:

    Sustainable growing of Algae in High Tunnels with solar and geothermal subterranean heating and cooling system for bio-fuels like bio-diesel and/or ethanol, biomass, protein, and other added value products.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.