Iowa State establishes bioenergy research farm

July 4, 2019 |

In Iowa, Iowa State University is highly dedicated to bioenergy crops and has established a bioenergy research farm just southwest of Ames, coined as the Sustainable Advanced Bioeconomy Research (SABR) Farm. SABR is funded by the Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI) out of the University of Illinois.

Corn and soybeans were planted to compare with the energy crops, miscanthus and biomass sorghum. Multiple variables are measured and monitored on these plots starting this season and will continue for the duration of the study.

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