BIO FUELS: Erosion Concern In Corn Stover Use
Iowa has been involved in finding new ways to move the bio-fuels industry forward, but even with new technology an old problem remains. “Erosion, it's a huge problem. Not just in Iowa, but in the Midwest,” says ISU Associate professor Mahdi Al-Kaisi. Two new plants in Iowa are going up to use corn stover to make ethanol instead of kernels of corn. It serves as a way to not use food for fuel.