grass

Agriculture
4:45 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Test burn on grass for fuel program raises issues

Credit Wes Agresta / Argonne National Laboratory

A project to use a giant grass for a biofuel is back on the drawing board after several problems arose during a test burn.

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Agriculture
4:48 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Agriculture groups caution ranchers over potentially toxic grass

Rancher Roger Zimmershied poses with some of his cattle on his ranch just south of Sweet Springs, Mo. Zimmershied recently switched from Kentucky 31 tall fescue to MaxQ tall fescue in two of his pastures.
Credit Jake Godin / KBIA

Feeding cattle on grass is supposed to help the animals thrive. But Missouri’s most popular grass for feeding cattle may be doing more harm than good.

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