Why should the best land be used for biogas?

Farmers see energy cropping for biogas as the right way ahead in Europe. But should biomass really be grown on the best land? Let’s forget about corn and the like, and take another look at grass, say some researchers


Solid political support is in place, the technology has been optimized – and the money is right. Biogas production from energy cropping now has European farmers in their tens of thousands investing in climate-friendly electricity output.

Better Farming - June/July 2012