OPEI Sponsors Webinar Series for Agricultural Educators
Sep 8, 2009
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The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) will sponsor a series of Webinars for members of the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.

Webinars will global climate change, agricultural policy, turf grass management, and alternative fuels.

On September 29 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm EDT, the first topic to kick off the Webinar series will focus on Ethanol. Titled "Ethanol at the Pump: How Will it Revolutionize the Industry?" the Webinar will discuss the challenges in transitioning engines used in automobiles, gasoline farm equipment, utility vehicles, chainsaws, lawnmowers, ATVs, motorcycles, generators, boats and marine engines and all other engine equipment to greater amounts of ethanol and other cellulosic fuels in fuel blends.

Webinar presenters will include Kris Kiser, spokesman for the Alliance for a Safe Alternative Fuels Environment (AllSAFE) and vice president, Public Affairs for the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, Bob Dinneen, president of the Renewable Fuels Association, and Joan Glickman, Team Lead, Biofuels Infrastructure at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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