Agricultural Research Service soil scientist Brian Wienhold focused on a single component of residue--the corncob
That plant is beginning to gasify corncobs
and other biomass to replace some of the natural gas used in producing ethanol.
A partnership of DuPont Danisco Celllulosic Ethanol (DDCE) and the University of Tennessee (UT), the 74,000-square-foot plant has already started producing ethanol from corncobs
30 up to the "Harvest Festival" of hickory-smoked wings, onion rings, corncobs
, potato skins and dips ( serving two) at pounds 5.
With a smooth and simple twist and push, the Corn Twister begins to strip the kernels off fresh or cooked corncobs
with its razor sharp stainless steel serrated edge and scraping rivets.
The facility, to be built in Niles Ferrry Industrial Park 30 miles south of Knoxville in Vonore, Tennessee, will process two non-food feedstocks -- corncobs
and switchgrass -- from farms around the Innovation Valley.
can serve as "oases" for poison-producing A.
It seems hard to believe, but corncobs
were the method of choice for Colonial Americans instead of toilet paper.
Steam engines also use solar energy, whether they burn wood, corncobs
, or any other fuel.
But, even that tissue was an improvement over the newspapers, Sears catalog pages and corncobs
used by families before the invention of toilet paper.
Typically, plant residues from harvested crops, such as corncobs
and stalks, cereal straw, or seed hulls are the most common source.
While you're waiting for your maple trees to grow, try this recipe for making maple-tasting syrup from corncobs
: "Break into small pieces about two dozen corncobs