Grasses Better Than Corn For Ethanol Production, Says New Study
New research from the University of Illinois shows producing ethanol from grasses rather than corn could significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. without affecting food production.
How is conventional farming practiced in east central Illinois? The corn-and-soybeans farming that monopolizes our landscape has been transformed by GPS, drones, and other cutting-edge technologies.
Monsanto Claims News GMO Corn Produces Bigger Ears
A foot-long ear of corn would grow an extra inch or two. And while that seems like a small gain, it’s a big deal considering corn is used for everything from animal feed and fuel to soda and cereal.