OSU CFAES: Algae Farming Technology Yields Renewable Fuel, Uses Waste as Fertilizer

The Ohio State University CFAES and the Touchstone Research Laboratory have begun to study the use of algae in an attempt to develop new efficient and renewable sources of natural fuel. The oil derived from algae could also be used to develop bio-plastics, food supplements and many other products in a sustainable and cost effective way – with the program at Cedar Lane Farms boasting of goals to ultimately “make the algae industry competitive with petroleum fuels.”

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