Authors and References

Don Day, Extension Associate – Energy, University of Missouri Extension
Scott Sanford, Senior Outreach Specialist – Rural Energy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Peer Reviewers:
Pam Porter, Senior Outreach Specialist/Bioenergy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Carol Williams, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison



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