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News stories tagged with "bioenergy"

Ethanol-cattle giant eyes St. Lawrence Co.

A bioenergy firm, Bion, that combines ethanol and beef production may want to build a plant in St. Lawrence County. As David Sommerstein reports, the facility would require at least 10,000 cows, making it the largest animal farm in the North Country.  Go to full article

Farm Will Power Operations With Manure

The 2006 Bioenergy Conference is at Clarkson University this week. It promises to bring together all the players in the growing alternative energy market. From the money-folks to the entrepreneurs, the university researchers and foresters and farmers. Today the conference begins in earnest with expert panel discussions. Yesterday attendees took field trips to various bioenergy projects around the north country.

One stop was Shetland Farms in Adams. Gregory Warner spoke with co-owner Doug Shelmidine just before the tour group arrived. They were there to see the amazing things he's doing...with manure.  Go to full article

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