Switchgrass provides a perennial grass option for marginally productive cropland to provide biomass for bioenergy, forage, wildlife habitat, reduce soil erosion, increase soil C sequestration and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Bioenergy haying switchgrass

Biomass Research

Biomass yields of switchgrass for biofuel production are affected by nitrogen fertility, harvest management, herbicide tolerance, and stand establishment.

Switchgrass for biofuel Production

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Research-based information on using perennial grasses grown on marginal lands for bioenergy production.

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