In Alabama, trial ethanol production from energy beets is already underway in the town of Perdido where project promoters are trying to get farmers to plant beet as a winter crop ahead of peanuts and corn. They say that farmers can produce 35 tons per acre, earning them an additional $1200 per acre annually. It wasn’t clear how much ethanol production capacity the demo plant has.
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