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Time to Switch to Switchgrass

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 06.12.2012 | Green
Daniel J. Graeber

USGS scientists have developed a method for mapping grasslands that could be well suited for growing biofuel crops. This boils down to good and basic natural resource management. But just as scientists note that just because it's green doesn't' make it clean, switchgrass has its problems.

Weekly Mulch: Why Energy Reform is on Shaky Ground

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Since national energy reform is on the rocks, ethanol subsidies for the Midwest and ballot propositions to...

Celebrating Ag and Energy Day Year Round

Bob Dinneen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Dinneen

Celebrating the productivity and the potential of American agriculture is something that we need to do more often. Too few people recognize that food doesn't miraculously appear on grocery store shelves.