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Biomass furnace provides energy, new crop for farmers

July 11, 2011 -Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's research station at Indian Head is the site for a study on  the potential for using willow trees, grown in low-lying areas or on relatively unproductive soils, to reduce on-farm heating costs, while giving some farmers a market for the quick-growing tree species, with harvests in just three- to five-years.       READ MORE