EKU student’s switchgrass based biodiesel proposal earns prize in Appalachian Ideas program

“While switchgrass production for biofuels holds a certain promise, economically, there’s a chicken-and-egg thing going on at the moment:  with no steady supply of switchgrass, possible biofuel producers won’t build production facilities; but with no production facilities, farmers can’t risk converting valuable crop or pastureland over to switchgrass production when there’s no stable market for the crop.”

Ontario Biomass Producers Co-Op