Planting and Growing Miscanthus Giganteus as a BioEnergy Crop in Missouri

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2007: $5,995.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
Project Coordinator:


  • Agronomic: grass (turfgrass, sod)
  • Additional Plants: native plants


  • Energy: bioenergy and biofuels
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health

    Proposal summary:

    The purpose of this grant is to fund the establishment of Mixcanthus as a bioenergy crop. The grant would be used for establishment and environmental study impacts to determine the commercial viability of the crop.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.