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Estimated Costs for Production, Storage, and Transportation of Switchgrass


  • Duffy, Michael


Costs of production for switchgrass vary depending upon yields. For 4 ton yield estimated production costs are $82.23 per ton. Storage and transportation add another $31.42 per ton.

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  • Duffy, Michael, 2007. "Estimated Costs for Production, Storage, and Transportation of Switchgrass," Staff General Research Papers Archive 12917, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:isu:genres:12917

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    1. Miranowski, John & Rosburg, Alicia, 2010. "An Economic Breakeven Model of Cellulosic Feedstock Production and Ethanol Conversion with Implied Carbon Pricing," Staff General Research Papers Archive 13166, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
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    3. Chugh, Shikha & Yu, T. Edward & Jackson, Samuel & Larson, James & English, Burton & Cho, Seong-Hoon, 2015. "Exploring the Potential to Penetrate the Energy Markets for Tennessee-Produced Switchgrass," 2015 Annual Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia 196899, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    4. Zhong, Jia & Yu, T. Edward & Larson, James A. & English, Burton C. & Fu, Joshua S. & Calcagno, James, 2016. "Analysis of environmental and economic tradeoffs in switchgrass supply chains for biofuel production," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 107(C), pages 791-803.
    5. Lowe II, Joe K. & Boyer, Christopher N. & Griffith, Andrew P. & Bates, Gary E. & Keyser, Patrick D. & Larson, James A., 2015. "Grazing Beef Steers on Native-Warm Season Grasses: Implications for Beef and Biomass Production," 2015 Annual Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia 196698, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
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