Residue Management
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Sep 11, 2013 01:09 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- As buzzwords go, "sustainability" rules the day when U.S. farmers question how their operations fit into the big picture of a future carbon economy.

Yet as several cellulosic ethanol companies that use corn stover stand on the verge of commercializing their operations across the Corn Belt and as seed companies work to continue boosting average corn yields in coming years, it won't be long before producers become intimately familiar with a new set of buzzwords: "residue management."

Steve Petersen, an Iowa farmer and end-use marketing manager for Monsanto Sustainable Corn Stover Harvest, said he has been harvesting ...

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