Extramural Research - People, Prosperity and the Planet
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EPA Grant Number: SU833949
Title: Using GIS to Determine Plantable Area for Prairie Switchgrass Biofuel Production in Kentucky Rights-of-Way
Kentucky State University students are studying whether prairie switch grass can be planted in Kentucky rights of way and then harvested for conversion to biofuel. The students are using geospatial analysis to assess the volume of biofuel that may be produced in the rights-of-way.
Challenge Area(s): Energy, Agriculture