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Cellulosic Balance
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jun 12, 2014 05:53 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cellulosic ethanol production using corn stover in Iowa is expected to give a boost to the rural economy while maintaining proper nutrients in the soil, scientists with USDA and Iowa State University said in a report on an ongoing study of stover removal on Iowa cornfields.

Cellulosic ethanol's sustainability came into question recently when a University of Nebraska-Lincoln study concluded that carbon emissions from using corn stover for cellulosic ethanol could be higher than greenhouse gas emissions from gasoline.

The ongoing USDA/ISU study on stover use for ethanol contradicts the UNL study's findings, concluding that cellulosic ethanol ...

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