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For Montana biofuel, it's not easy being green

For Montana biofuel, it's not easy being green

When it was first promoted as a biofuel source perfect for the Montana plains, camelina looked to many like a weed. Seven tough years later, its persistence is being tested.

March 11, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
Biofuel crop insurance targets Montana

Biofuel crop insurance targets Montana

The Montana biofuel industry got a jump start Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which selected 40 counties for a federally backed camelina insurance.

November 30, 2011 8:00 pmLoading…
Montana farms targeted for biofuels program

Montana farms targeted for biofuels program

Federal Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled $45 million for biofuels projects Tuesday, including Montana camelina.

July 26, 2011 6:30 pm Photos

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Camelina acres decreasing

Camelina acres decreasing

A penny shows the size of tiny camelina seeds in this photo taken at a Montana State University lab in Bozeman. A report out Wednesday shows fewer acres of the crop being planted in Montana.

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