Nebraska Corn: Post-Harvest Residue Removal – Podcast

🕔Dec 11, 2018On this, the inaugural podcast, Nebraska Extension Educator Michael Sindelar interviews Marty Schmer and Virginia Jin, USDA ARS researchers, on removing corn residue. In the podcast the term corn residue […]

Michigan Corn: Stover Harvest Implications

🕔Oct 20, 2017The Michigan Corn Stover Project was a collaborative effort at Michigan State University Extension to investigate the uses of corn stover and potential impacts of harvest in Michigan. This effort was comprised […]

Midwest Corn: To Harvest Stover or Not – Is It Worth It?

🕔Feb 19, 2016Corn stover is a readily available source of biomass for the production of biofuels. Three US refineries – Poet, Abengoa and Dupont – are converting it at commercial scale to […]

Iowa Corn: DuPont Ramps Up Stover Harvest for Ethanol – DTN

🕔Nov 19, 2015Five years ago when Nevada, Iowa, farmer Brian Sampson first heard about harvesting corn stover for ethanol, he thought it sounded akin to putting a man on Mars. The corn, […]

Biofuels: Corn Stover Offers Growth Potential

🕔Nov 17, 2015Making biofuel from corn stover could become economically viable for farmers with government support and, therefore, lead to a major shift in crop rotation practices favoring more continuous corn plantings, […]

Corn: Biofuel from Residue Improvements Could Shake Prices

🕔Nov 12, 2015Making biofuel from corn crop residue could become economically viable for farmers with government support and, therefore, lead to a major shift in crop rotation practices favoring more continuous corn plantings, […]

Mississippi: Benefits from Cover Crops and Removing Corn Stover

🕔Oct 23, 2015Row crop producers have become increasingly interested in cover crops because of their contribution to sustainable agriculture through reducing soil erosion and improving soil quality and nutritive value. Cover crops […]

Corn Stover: Don’t Remove Too Much, Sustainability is Key – DTN

🕔Oct 22, 2015Once considered low-quality forage of little value, corn stover is now thought of as an under-used resource and utilizing it is a growing practice in the cattle-feeding industry. However, as […]

Ohio Livestock: Corn Stalks an Inexpensive Feed Source

🕔Nov 6, 2014Livestock producers looking for a relatively easy and inexpensive feed source can turn to harvested cornfields for the answer. The residue left on the field after harvesting corn can be […]

Corn: Cover Crops Make Stover More Sustainable, Profitable

🕔Aug 5, 2014Farmers using cover crops as a soil conservation method can remove much more corn stover per acre for biofuels or other uses and at the same time potentially increase their […]

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