Farmers could gain from cellulosic-ethanol production, analyst says

09/23/2010 |

Midwest farmers could benefit from supplying crop residues as feedstocks for cellulosic-ethanol production, especially if they are near the biorefineries, according to David Lambert, a researcher at Kansas State University. Using economic modeling, Lambert estimated that the expenses associated with collection, storage and delivery of crop residues to cellulosic-ethanol plants could significantly affect profitability.

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