A Productive Winter Crop that also Covers

September: Aerial planting
over standing corn
November: Excellent soil
coverage over winter
April: Explosive Growth
Late May: harvest with
standard combine
June: No till soybeans
growing in Pennycress stubble
Oil: For food and bioenergy
Meal: High protein meal
for animal feed

 

  • Covers and protects open soil between corn and soybean crops.
  • Produces an oilseed crop for food, bioenergy and cattle feed.
  • Fits on 35M acres that each year rotate from corn to soybean.

 

Pennycress fits on the 35M acres rotating to soybeans each year.

Pennycress Seed is Processed into:

 

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Opportunity for new, high quality food oil

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Low carbon feedstock for production of renewable diesel & jet

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Meal product to be used in animal feed