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U of M, Crookston Researchers Developing Equipment to Get Double Duty Out of Biofuels
February 15, 2008

Contact: Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (; Justin Ware, University News Service, 612-626-1720 (

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL ( 2/14/2008 ) -- University of Minnesota, Crookston researchers are developing equipment that would allow farmers to have their biofuels and let their animals eat it, too. A project led by Paul Aakre, assistant professor in agriculture, examines opportunities for individual farmers or farm groups to produce their own biodiesel from crops like canola and sunflowers and use the byproduct of that biodiesel production to feed their animals.


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