[LMB] Butter Bugs! Well, almost....

Mark Allums mark at allums.com
Thu Jun 26 22:56:32 BST 2008


queenortart wrote:
> SORRY - that should have said take the grain bit and use it for FOOD
> 
> 2008/6/26 queenortart <queenortart at gmail.com>:
>> I hope this isn't about to stray into unnecessary territory, but could
>> someone explain to me why we can't grown cereals take the grain bit
>> off and use it for fuel and then use the rest of the plant for bio
>> fuel. Is it just as simple as there's not enough energy in the stalks
>> and leaves?

We do that, to a degree.  Some crops are turned into silage, or 
fermented foliage, and used to feed livestock.  But more could be done, 
no doubt.


Mark Allums



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