Northeast Sun Grant Initiative

Working to address issues of national energy security and rural economic development...

Dr. Hilary Mayton discusses perennial grass field plot trials at Cornell University.
Dr. Hilary Mayton discusses perennial grass field plot trials at Cornell University.

Cornell leads the nation in its effort to develop more efficient production technologies for ethanol and other environmentally friendly biofuels. It is also the lead university in the 14-state Northeast Regional Sun Grant Initiative, a network of land-grant universities at the forefront of research and innovation involving bioenergy and biofuels production. The initiative utilizes technology and resources to lead the nation toward a renewable and sustainable domestic energy industry.

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