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Cotton Gin Trash Finding New Life for Electrical Power

Cotton gin trash and other biomass feedstocks have been used as fuel to generate heat energy for power production. The technology has been a focal point for Dr. Sergio Capareda, AgriLife Research agricultural engineer in the department of biological and agricultural engineering at Texas A&M.

 

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Farmers were able to use Acuron and Acuron Flexi corn herbicides this year for broad-spectrum control of broadleaf weeds and grasses. Following a limited introduction of Acuron in 2015, growers across the Corn Belt turned to the herbicide for its longer residual control this year. Read more

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