NIFA funds nine research projects

June 23, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, is part of an Iowa State University Sustainable Agricultural Systems project which has been awarded $10 million by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

The project is called C-CHANGE and Swenson's contributions will be to conduct economic impact analyses for biomass (dairy waste products) to generate renewable natural gas as both an income stream for rural producers (like dairy, but potentially, too, pork) and the development of localized clean(er) energy sources for different configurations considering scale and locations