CABBI challenges CRP status quo, mitigates fossil fuels
Madhu Khanna
Madhu Khanna, CABBI Sustainability Theme Leader and project lead.
Photo by CABBI Communications.

Researchers at the Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI) found that transitioning land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) to bioenergy agriculture can be ad­­­vantageous for American landowners, the government, and the environment.

A team led by CABBI Sustainability Theme Leader Madhu Khanna and Ph.D. student Luoye Chen developed an integrated modeling approach to assess the viability of transitioning CRP land in the eastern U.S. to perennial bioenergy crops. Read more from CABBI.