Switchgrass Harvest, December 2015


Harvesting switchgrass at an Iowa State University research field. Harvesting was completed by members of Emily Heaton’s research team. Heaton is an associate professor in agronomy at Iowa State University and a BioCentury Research Farm affiliate. The switchgrass field is part of the North Central Sun Grant Regional Feedstock Partnership, funded by the Department of Energy and United States Department of Agriculture. Machinery is on loan from New Holland Agriculture.