New Zealander looking at beet for ethanol production

July 4, 2019 |

In New Zealand, as part of a Nuffield scholarship, a dairy farmer is going to start researching into the use of sugarbeet domestically as a feedstock for ethanol production and is currently looking for a fuel company to partner with on the project. As part of the tour for scholarship recipients around Europe, the US and Brazil, he said he was surprised at the forced use of inputs in a nonenvironmentally-friendly way in Europe as a result of policy while the focus on large-scale production in the US saw practices that were damaging to the environment due to lack of regulation.

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