Iowa State Project Seeks Cropping Systems that Profit Farmers, Food, and Fuel

Researchers from Iowa State University’s Landscape Biomass Project are studying how more environmentally friendly crops could be used to better protect the ecosystem. “Researchers on the project are assessing the amount of variation in grain yields, biomass yields, soil moisture and soil water quality among various cropping systems and landscape positions.” These new bioenergy crops are also being studied for their potential profitability and marketability for farmers. 

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