Villa Del Rey Elementary School students tour LSU AgCenters pilot plant and Sugar Research Station

Carlen Ensley, Attaway, Denise  |  12/19/2013 10:29:51 PM

Don Day, LSU AgCenter professor and SUBI project director, talks with students from Villa Del Rey Elementary School about feedstock processed at the pilot plant to use in making biofuels.

Second-grade students from Villa Del Rey Elementary School in Baton Rouge tour the LSU AgCenter's biofuels pilot plant located at the Audubon Sugar Institute in St. Gabriel.

Don Day, LSU AgCenter professor and SUBI project director, talks with students from Villa Del Rey Elementary School about biofuel processes that take place at the LSU AgCenter's biofuels pilot plant located at the Audubon Sugar Institute in St. Gabriel.

Julie King, a research associate at the LSU AgCentter Audubon Sugar Institute, talks with second-grade students from Villa Del Rey Elementary School in Baton Rouge about conversion processes that take place at the AgCenter's biofuels pilot plant.

Lenn Goudeau, research assoicate at the LSU AgCenter's Audbuon Sugar Institute in St. Gabriel, talks with second-grade students from Villa Del Rey Elementary School in Baton Rouge about how feedstock is fed in to the plant to be processed for biofuels.

Al Coco, an LSU AgCenter research associate, and Michael Pontif, an LSU AgCenter asst. professor at the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station in St. Gabriel talk with second-grade students from Villa Del Rey Elementary School in Baton Rouge about growing sugarcane.

Michael Pontif, LSU AgCenter asst. professor at the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station in St. Gabriel, explains to second-grade students from Villa Del Rey Elementary School in Baton Rouge about how sugarcane is bred to produce different varieties.

Students in Christina Kimble's second-grade class at Villa Del Rey Elementary School in Baton Rouge vist the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station and the biofuels pilot plant at the Audubon Sugar Institute in St. Gabriel.

Students in Patricia King's second grade class at Villa Del Rey Elementary School in Baton Rouge vist the LSU AgCenter's Sugar Research Station and Biofuels Pilot Plant at the Audubon Sugar Institute in St. Gabriel.

Students in Sue Feigley's second-grade class at Villa Del Rey Elementary School in Baton Rouge vist the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station and biofuels pilot plant at the Audubon Sugar Institute in St. Gabriel.

Second-grade students in Sue Feigley's, Christina Kimble's and Patricia King's classes from Villa Del Rey Elementary School in Baton Rouge toured the LSU AgCenter's pilot plant at the Audubon Sugar Institute to learn about biofuels processing. The students also visited the LSU AgCenter's Sugar Research Station to learn about how sugarcane is grown. (Photos by A. Denise Attaway)
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