2014 Camp CEES Field Trip

Denise Attaway, Ensley, Carlen  |  6/12/2014 8:52:52 PM

Dr. Michael Pontif talks to the campers about energycane.

The campers tour the greenhouses where energycane is grown.

All Camp CEES campers who visited the LSU AgCenter Sugar Station in June 2014.

The campers learn about growing energycane during field tours.

Dr. Collins Kimbeng talks to the campers about plant breeding.

Campers visit the Audubon Sugar Institute to learn how scientists perform tests on juice extracted from energycane and sweet sorghum for use in biofuels.

Dr. Patrisha Pham-Bugayong talks about how syrup is manufactured from sugar for use in biofuels.

Cy Gaudet explains how the pilot plant is used to produce biofuels. Field day participants were able to visit the Pilot Plant interactive webpage on the SUBI website.

Campers enjoy virtually visiting the biofuels Pilot Plant by visiting the plant's interactive webpage on the SUBI website.

The campers learn about how plastic discs can be made using a 3-D printer.

For the second consecutive year, students from Southern University's Center for Energy and Environmental Studies Summer Day Camp toured the LSU AgCenter's Sugar Research Station and Audubon Sugar Institute to learn about producing biofuels from sweet sorghum and energycane, as well as the importance of sugarcane to the Louisiana economy. The students also visited the Audubon Sugar Institute to learn how biofuels are created from feedstock. (Photos by Denise Attaway)
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