Research Summary: Competition For Land Use—Why Would a Rational Producer Grow Switchgrass for Biofuel?

Farmers value the conservation and environmental benefits of switchgrass grown for biofuels but also consider profit, alternative land uses, and public policy incentives when making production decisions.


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Switchgrass production must compete with other potential land uses and be profitable for growers, and biofuel markets for perennial grasses …