A company in Holland Township is developing a "Renewable Fuel System" that transforms crops such as apples and corn into ethanol and animal feed. eFarms LLC is looking for about five farmers to test its system this summer with hopes of producing and selling the units later this year, each for less than $100,000.
According to excerpts from the story:
"This is a stand-alone machine that a farmer can put in a 24-by-24 pole barn and run it themselves, getting not only fuel for the farm, but nutritious feed," said eFarms Operations Manager Richard Edmonds, noting any crop with a high sugar content could be used for processing.
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