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No corn cob harvest is lesson in biomass economics

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BENSON -- Chippewa Valley Ethanol is leading the way in proving the technology and economics of biomass energy.

This year's lesson was all economics.


The company did not harvest corn cobs from farm fields this year due to low natural gas prices, according to Chad Friese, commodity manager for the Benson ethanol plant.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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