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Is corn stover the next big biofuel?


October 25, 2010
By Dan Pillar | Des Moines Register

Oct. 25, 2010 – West Amana, Ia. – If the cobs, stalks and leaves left behind
after corn harvest become the next big source for ethanol, the
technology to pick up the stover is decidedly old-school.

Oct. 25, 2010 – West Amana, Ia. – If the cobs, stalks and leaves left behind
after corn harvest become the next big source for ethanol, the
technology to pick up the stover is decidedly old-school.

"A
farmer who bales hay can do this," Steve Petersen, end-use market
manager for Monsanto, said as he guided a tractor pulling a baler over
an Amana Society cornfield that had been harvested two days earlier. | READ MORE

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