TITLE

Iowa's new crop

AUTHOR(S)
SWOBODA, ROD
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
Wallaces Farmer;Dec2014, Vol. 139 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Project Liberty cellulosic ethanol plant, which uses cornstalk balers as feedstock in Iowa. Topics discussed include conversion of corn crop bales into renewable fuel, biomass usage by the plant for cellulosic ethanol production, and the role of the partnership between biofuel companies Poet LLC and Royal DSM for the project.
ACCESSION #
100102305

 

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