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Corn from flooded fields in England could be salvaged for anaerobic digestion


December 3, 2019
By Bioenergy News

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Corn from flooded fields in north, east and central England could be salvaged as grain for anaerobic digestion (AD) feedstock. The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) said recent severe flooding has brought the last of the corn harvest to a standstill, leaving thousands of acres destined for AD in the ground.

Tim Russon, who runs an agricultural contracting service across Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire says most of the maize in his area is ‘long past’ the foraging stage, leaving few alternative options. He said, “One of these is to harvest and crimp the grain, which will salvage the best of the crop, which I am doing both for anaerobic digestion and livestock feed.” | READ MORE