Ft. Greely Officials Study Barley-Powered Electricity Proposal

Fort Greely officials are studying a proposal by a Delta Junction barley farmer to use the grain as a renewable energy source to generate electricity for the post. The project was one of several highlighted at a farm forum in Delta Junction over the weekend. Delta area farmers have long been trying to make a go of barley, and the latest proposal could give it a boost.

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Tim Ellis is a reporter at KUAC in Fairbanks.

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