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Energy from our Farms
Agricultural biomass can be converted to several types of bioenergy
Agricultural producers can grow oilseeds that can be crushed and converted to biodiesel.
 

 
Methane digesters harvest biogas from manure, which can be converted into electricity or natural gas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Many ethanol plants across the country convert field corn into ethanol, and there are several small-scale plants that create ethanol from other agricultural products, such as waste fruit juice or whey. Companies across the U.S. are testing demonstration-scale plants to convert agricultural residues, such as straw or corn stover, into cellulosic ethanol.