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Ag Innovation News

Apr–Jun, 2007

Vol. 16, No. 2

This edition of Ag Innovation News was originally published in approximately April of 2007.

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  BIODIESEL Turbine power Identify oils that meet the performance, storage and economic requirements for turbine fuel. Opportunity and idea: Large supplies of low-value,
By Cindy Green Don’t blame it all on biodiesel . In the fall 2005, soon after a Minnesota mandate kicked in requiring a 2-percent
Biodiesel is nontoxic, biodegradable and reduces emissions of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and particulates. Unlike other alternative fuels, it can be used in unmodified engines,
Sugar makes corn-based ethanol sweeter still. Demonstration tests at Corn Plus in Winnebago, Minn. showed that by adding 1.5 percent beet sugar to corn
Waseca, Minn. — High oil prices are fueling more than the development of alternative energy sources. As the demand for alternatives like ethanol rises,