Ceres: Bioenergy crops have strong support in Southeast

11/29/2010 | BrighterEnergy.org

Seventy-one percent of farmers would grow bioenergy crops on marginal land for electricity generation or cellulosic-biofuel production, according to a survey by Ceres weighted for Southeast farmers. However, farmers' interest is clouded by concerns about the sluggish implementation of the federal loan-guarantee program for cellulosic biofuels, Ceres said. "There's a lot of frustration with the delays in getting the guarantees implemented," said Frank Hardimon, the company's seed-sales director.

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