Using Crops For Fuel

Converting crops into fuel was among the topics farmers and producers discussed for the start of the soybean, wheat, and corn growers conference in New Bern Thursday. The two day event is aimed at finding to ways to make the crops more profitable. One of the most popular ideas is using them for fuel sources. Farmers attending the conference say they are off to a good start with a soy diesel plant in Beaufort County, and an ethanol plant in Mount Olive.