Castor bean moving forward on new biodiesel crop opportunity

| June 20, 2012
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Center for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) has been promoting the farming of castor bean, a seed producing plant that grows in arid/semi arid areas, as a feedstock for biodiesel. The crop will not compete with food crops, provides a cover crop during the season, and could bring area growers additional revenues.

View the original article here: Castor bean moving forward on new biodiesel crop opportunity – eco-business.com

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