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John S. Russin & Vadim Kochergin, Biofuels Industry (2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-10-03

Duration: 00:25:17

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Russin, John S. | Kochergin, Vadim | Louisiana State University Agricultural Center | Louisiana Institute for Biofuels and Bioprocessing | Biomass energy | Agriculture | Sugar | Economy


  • Russin, John Speaker
  • Kochergin, Vadim Speaker


A speech by John Russin and Vadim Kochergin before the Baton Rouge Press Club on October 3, 2011. Russin is the Vice Chancellor of the LSU AgCenter and Kochergin is the director of the Louisiana Institute for Biofuels and Bioprocessing, which is a part of the LSU AgCenter. They talk about the $17 million grant the AgCenter received to conduct research into the use of energy cane and sweet sorghum as biofuels and the impact of the grant on Louisiana’s economy.