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Voluntary Best Management Practices for energy grasses

The demand for feedstocks by North Carolina's biofuels and bioproducts industry sector will transform the agricultural landscape of the state.  To ensure that this transformation has a positive impact, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, and the Biofuels Center of North Carolina have developed the following guidelines or best management practices to help bioenergy feedstock growers and processors reduce the risk of unintentional escape and possible spread of potentially invasive species. The following document is not intended to be utilized as a regulatory document and, as such, the recommended best management practices outlined below are completely voluntary.


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