AGCO Corp. was recently selected for negotiations leading to an award by the U.S. Department of Energy. With the actual DOE grant of up to $5 million, AGCO's Research and Development team will "seek to demonstrate the viability of a hay product as a least-cost, near-term means for supplying high tonnage biomass feedstocks to cellulosic biofuel processors." The project is focused on the efficient collection and transportation of biomass to production plants for processing. AGCO offers a full line of products ,including tractors, combines and windrowers to compliment the entire biomass collection process.
"AGCO's R&D team has earned the recognition that accompanies this award," said Garry Ball, Senior Vice President of Global Engineering. "Their work in the area of biomass positions AGCO well as an accomplished supplier in this growing market segment."
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