Grass To Gas project

What is it?

The Grass-to-gas project is a 5-year, USDA-funded project that carries out research, extension, and education programs aimed at developing new approaches to Anaerobic Digestion that are economically beneficial to farmers and ecologically beneficial to farms.


The project is led by Iowa State University and Penn State University, with a team of partner farmers and companies all working together to grow this opportunity.


Demonstration Farms, where perennial grass production, cover crops, and their use in biogas digesters are being tested

Webinars and Field Days, where you can find out the latest research and practical tips for “Grass to Gas”.

Webinar and Online Resources:

Grass to Gas and Biogas Q&A

Iowa Learning Farms – Virtual Field Day: C-CHANGE – Utilizing Perennial Biomass and Praire for Renewable Natural Gas

To Learn More:

Sign up for the Grass to Gas listserv to receive event announcements and periodic updates by filling out the Google Form here.

Visit the Iowa State University C-Change Grass to Gas Page: