MPR: Farmers hope spindly weed is a biofuel gusher

Camelina fieldA July 31 MPR story looks at the possibility of camelina as a crop for biofuels. Ever Cat Fuels biodiesel plant in Isanti, Minn., is crushing the camelina seeds using a patented technology that can handle any plant-based feedstock. AURI Senior Project Development Director Dennis Timmerman was interviewed for the article: “It’s a great place for their industry to start,” he said. “Because their system has some advantages, allows the producers to use a smaller scale and produce a quality fuel.”

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