New crops on horizon for north Louisiana, Mississippi producers

Farmers growing crops in Louisiana and Mississippi may soon have two new crops to add to their portfolios.  Researchers with the LSU AgCenter, Mississippi State University Cooperative Extension Service and the United States Department of Agriculture are working together to bring new sugarcane and sweet sorghum varieties north of Interstate 10.  The researchers say the new crops can be used to provide feedstock for biorefineries to use in producing next generation biofuels such as jet fuel.  Follow the link for the full story:

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