Research shows ND energy beet revenue could be double corn or beans

February 25, 2013 |

In North Dakota, Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory and BeetsAll Biofuel are studying energy beet for ethanol production with 14 test plots, five irrigated and nine dryland, across the state, and have determined that energy beet can bring farmers double the revenue of corn or soybeans. The company is planning 16 processing facilities around the state with a 20 million gallon facility coming online in 2015. About 30,000 acres of beets will be needed for each processing facility.

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