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Alternative energy company expanding into NY

Jun 27, 2012 7:24 am
W.T. Eckert reports in The Daily Mail the potential for growing tall grass as an energy crop will be the topic of discussion among farmers, the Greene County Farm Bureau leadership and representatives of Ohio-based Aloterra Energy at the Agroforestry Center in Acra, Wed., June 27. Aloterra recently announced its intention to expand its biomass production and processing operations into the state of New York. Utilizing idle, marginal, or unproductive land, Aloterra wants farmers to grow a specific type of tall grass, which can be converted into fuel and numerous other biobased products. Aloterra is currently focused on recruiting farmers and landowners in Schoharie, Delaware, and Greene counties. Read the full story in The Daily Mail.