Jatropha curcas, a tree shrub with biodiesel nuts. The Jatropha plant profile. Would you believe a new plant (tree) is being used to produce biodiesel to power engines and motors? Have you heard of the Jatropha tree, Jatropha Curcas? Biodiesel from a nut producing tree that will be a sustainable green fuel product. The nuts […]
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Corn and oil prices keep rising and are having more drastic effects on our lives and killing us in the pocketbook. All other grain crops are being affected but the USDA says that corn ethanol has only affected food prices by 4.0%? I call this fuzzy math. What does this mean for future food costs? […]
Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) was introduced to the United States twenty-five years before the turn of the twentieth century, and is currently found naturalized throughout the southeastern states 125 years later.
“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”– Edmund Burke “Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.” – Robert Louis Stevenson What did you pay for gasoline today? While I was half filling up my gas tank this morning, I noticed a […]
Some economists and OPEC are saying that crude oil could possible hit $200.00 a barrel as oil continues to set record prices on a regular basis. The president of OPEC, Chalkib Kheilil,wants OPEC to continue pumping oil at current production, even though the U.S. and Europe has requested OPEC to increase oil output. Unfortunately, these […]