The Residue Recovery System™ is a single pass harvesting system, developed by farmers for farmers to unlock a viable renewables business (Image: Farmax/DalinYebo).

 

BOTHAVILLE, South Africa, March 10 (Reuters) – A big maize crop following recent rains has pulled South African maize prices to two-year lows, eroding farmers’ ability to pay for inputs for the new season, Grain SA said on Friday.

2f7e00_quoteConnectingTheDots’ Insight: Earn extra revenue from maize cobs. They are an ideal feedstock for (furfural) biorefineries.

  • The harvesting, transporting and storage of maize cobs are well known (see GreenEneryPark biorefinery/agro-biomass processing hub). ….

 

 


Source:

  • Thompson Reuters, 10 March 2017
  • By Tanisha Heiberg, Editing by James Macharia/Ruth Pitchford

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