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Report Touts ‘Cow Power’ and More

Virent, a CAPCO program company in Wisconsin, is researching how to convert corn stover to jet fuel:

The Midwest can seize an advantage when it comes to developing homegrown energy on the farm, a new report says.

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs says the region’s abundance of farms can point the region toward procuring more energy from waste streams – whether that means from grease and oil from restaurants, corn stalks and cobs left over from the corn crop, or manure from dairy farms.

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