Food vs. fuel: growing grain for food...

Food vs. fuel: growing grain for food may be more energy efficient

There are 1 comment on the R & D story from Apr 20, 2010, titled Food vs. fuel: growing grain for food may be more energy efficient. In it, R & D reports that:

Using productive farmland to grow crops for food instead of fuel is more energy efficient, Michigan State University scientists concluded, after analyzing 17 years' worth of data to help settle the food versus fuel debate.

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Fremont, CA

#1 Apr 20, 2010
This is a contentious issue.
I certainly agree that we have to think of more energy efficient alternatives other than ethanol(made from corn (maize) or sugar cane.
"Ethanol generates 35% more energy than it takes to produce, according to a recent study by Argonne National Laboratory conducted by Michael Wang"
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