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Poplar trees being used in biofuel study

Written on March 15, 2017 at 10:58 am, by

Feb 22, 2017: Albany Democrat Herald

JEFFERSON — A farm just outside of town on Densmore Road has a rather unusual crop for the area. There are 80 acres of poplar hybrids — more than 115,000 trees that can thrive in marginal soils and grow 30 feet in three years.

“Where the soil is the best here, the trees are pushing 35 to 40 feet in three years,” said Rick Stonex, operations manager for GreenWood Resources, an investment and management firm that . . .

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