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SG-W:/ Ag fiber uses



Yet another item for you farmland preservation activists:

Wheat Straw: Waste Fiber Becomes Industry Favorite 
Farmers can easily fulfill the U.S. and Canada's demand for particleboard 
by supplying their waste straw. Previously considered worthless, 
agricultural 
waste is becoming a boon for farmers and local economies, while greatly 
reducing greenhouse gases and the use of non-renewable petroleum and wood 
resources. 

>From The Carbohydrate Economy.
 
http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/html/insider/sep99/wheat.cfm


The article also lists "Other Ag Fibers With Similar Uses".


Steve


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