1. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Shea Moore-Farrell

    Apr 6, 2018

    Q: What university are you attending and what are you studying?

    Shea: Colorado State University, Graduate Student in the Cell and Molecular Biology Program. I study the food and bioenergy crop Sorghum bicolor, and am trying to understand the underlying metabolism that makes many sorghum varieties extremely drought- and heat-resistant.

    What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

  2. Are Bioproducts Creating Competition For Food Crops?

    Apr 4, 2018

    A recent survey found that 44% of the respondents identify themselves as environmentally concerned shoppers (frequently or always buy environmentally friendly products). Even if environmental concerns don’t influence your purchasing decisions, we can probably all agree that there is value in working towards a sustainable world.

  3. Represent Ohio State in CABLE

    Mar 21, 2018

    The Consortium for Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Education (CABLE) links university students pursuing a sustainable world with bioeconomy industry partners seeking new talent to fill leadership roles. As members of CABLE, University faculty mentors leverage CABLE’s leadership training programs, webinars, materials and relationships with industry partners to actively augment their students’ professional development and career preparation.

    Benefits of participation include:

  4. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Tannon Daugaard

    Mar 21, 2018

    "When I first heard about CABLE I was immediately intrigued by the opportunity to develop professionally through a program specifically geared for the field of research (biorenewables) that I would like to continue my career in." Tannon Daugaard is the CABLE Student Delegate from Iowa State University and feels he has already gained a great deal from the program. Find out what his career aspirations are and how he stays focused when his playful boxer pup, Nala, wants his attention.

    Q: What university are you attending and what are you studying?

  5. Faculty Mentor Spotlight: Ray Huhnke

    Mar 15, 2018

    An interview with Ray Huhnke, CABLE Faculty Mentor from Oklahoma State University.


    Q: What university are you the Faculty Mentor for and what is your area of expertise?

    Ray: University: Oklahoma State University

  6. Spring Cleaning with Biobased Products

    Mar 8, 2018

    Our fourth installment of Sustainable Substitute features cleaning products useful for spring cleaning. This installment features Seventh Generation® and a few of their many Certified Biobased Products. Seventh Generation® is a Certified B Corporation, meaning they use their business to solve social and environmental problems.

  7. Two Towns, Two Environmental Impacts

    Mar 5, 2018

    Imagine driving across western Texas, you’re on a highway surrounded by cattle pastures and oil pumps; you begin to approach a small town. As the commercial district develops in front of you, you realize that the ratio of tanker trucks to passenger cars is growing: it is clear that this is a petroleum refinery town. A dull smog hangs low in the air just overtop a commercial chemical distributor, a faded yellow sign reads, “Hydrochloric Acid for Sale”.

  8. Faculty Mentor Spotlight: Timothy Volk

    Feb 27, 2018

    An interview with Timothy Volk, CABLE Faculty Mentor from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF).


    Q: What university are you the Faculty Mentor for and what is your area of expertise?

    Tim: I represent the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF). My area of expertise is related to developing systems for the production of biomass in the US and overseas and assessing the sustainability of these systems.

  9. Advancing The Understanding Of The Renewable Fuels Standard

    Feb 23, 2018

    CABLE Student Delegate, Leyla Battista, from Auburn University is representing CABLE at ABLC 2018, a conference dedicated to the most important issues in the bioeconomy, in Washington DC. Leyla is giving a presentation on advancing and understanding the renewable fuels standard. Get a sneak peek of the presentation she'll be delivering.

  10. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Joanna Quiah

    Feb 22, 2018

    "I was attracted to CABLE because it seemed like an incredible opportunity to meet leaders and peers in the Bioeconomy as well as learn how to organize a large scale on-campus event." Joanna is focused on the environment and natural resources at Oklahoma State University. Read about how her participation in CABLE is helping her grow as a leader, a student, and stakeholder of the bioeconomy.

    Q: What university are you attending and what are you studying?