71 percent of growers interested in energy crops; 77 percent have available land

November 29, 2010 |

In California, a survey of growers conducted by Ceres found that 71% of respondents were very interested or interested in growing dedicated energy crops. Moreover, 77% said they had under-utilized land on which to establish energy grasses like switchgrass, sorghum and miscanthus. The poll, which was weighted to the Southeast United States found that “growers showed little interest in owning a piece of the bioenergy facility and were more interested in incentives for quality and inflation adjustments, or prices linked to energy prices.”

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