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The Journey to Cellulosic Ethanol

February 6, 2009
By: Sara Schafer, Farm Journal Media Business and Crops Editor
 
 
 

The following information is bonus material from Top Producer. It corresponds with the article "One Giant Leap” by Jeanne Bernick in the February 2009 issue.
 
Farm Journal Exclusive: Harvesting Cobs for Cash
 
 
 
Farm Journal Exclusive: Equipment to Harvest Cobs for Cash
 
 
Poet CEO Jeff Broin is offering farmers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a part of "history in the making” with the harvest of corn cobs for cellulosic ethanol production.

 
Corn cobs could soon contribute to the nation's fuel supply. Poet is currently expanding its corn ethanol facility in Emmetsburg, Iowa, into one of the world's first cellulosic ethanol plants. Once complete in 2011, Project Liberty, will produce 125 million gallons of ethanol per year, with 25 million gallons coming from corn cobs.
 
Learn more about the corn harvest and collection equipment, along with Project Liberty, a Poet cellulosic ethanol facility in Emmetsburg, Iowa.

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FEATURED IN: Top Producer - February 2009
RELATED TOPICS: Beef, Web Extra, Magazine Extras

 
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