Sweet Sorghum for Biofuel Production

Sweet sorghum can be used the the production of biofuels in two ways. The stalk and seed are used directly for biomass energy and their high sugar content allows them to be fermented to make ethanol.

Sweet sorghum. Photo: Dennis Pennington, Bioenergy Educator, Michigan State University.



Sweet sorghum was first introduced into the United States in 1852. Isaac Hedges called it …