The following information is a Web Extra from the pages of Farm Journal. It corresponds with the article "A Bold Step for Tennessee,” by Charles Johnson. You can find the article on page 33 in the Mid-November 2008 issue.
With a crowd of dignitaries, farmers, media and university representatives on hand, Tennessee broke ground on its long-awaited pilot cellulosic ethanol plant Oct. 14.
AgDay: Tennessee Welcomes Cellulosic Ethanol Plant
Check out the lush switchgrass test fields near Paris, Tenn., and you will find yourself standing waist-deep in the economic hopes and dreams of the state.