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.@ACORE on the U-Nebraska cellulosic #biofuels study. Definitely worth checking out:

.@ACORE on the U-Nebraska cellulosic #biofuels study. Definitely worth checking out:

The study was conducted under highly unrealistic conditions. It took place on a single, experimental field at the University of Nebraska where 75% - 100% of the corn residue (stalks, stover, and other leftovers from the harvest) was removed from the land for ethanol production over 9 years. As any farmer can tell you, this is absurd. In reality, no farmer removes nearly that much corn residue from their fields because that will render the land unsuitable for crop growth soon after. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack echoed this criticism of the report at a recent forum . “The study started with an assumption about the way corn stover would be removed from the land. The problem with the assumption is no farmer in the country would actually take that much crop residue,” he said. “When you start with a faulty assumption, you end up with a faulty conclusion.” According to ad...

Full article: http://acore.org/acore-blog/item/4097-when-you-start-with...

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