Bioenergy Options in the Pacific Northwest

Perry, Ann
February 2011
Agricultural Research;Feb2011, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p6
Academic Journal
The article deals with converting straw from wheat, barley, oats and grass-seed crops to bioenergy in the Pacific Northwest U.S. It says that this could result in more money for farmers and more renewable energy for consumers. U.S. Agricultural Research Service agronomist George Mueller-Warrant and other scientists identified in their study the best locations in the region to build facilities for this conversion. They found that the straw in the region for producing bioenergy could be allocated to 6,200 small, 660 medium and 64 large facilities.


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