While research into the sustainability and income potential of switchgrass started in the mid-1980s, the awareness of this plant as a high-yielding, perennial source of biomass has increased over the decades.

Companies that value sustainability have focused on the plant’s resiliency as a renewable, tree-free source of material for producing ag-fiber products.

As a result, Genera is encouraging East Tennessee farmers who are looking for an innovative solution to diversify their farm income and create a steady cash flow to consider planting it in partnership with us.

Here are four reasons to plant this reliable crop:

  1. Soil erosion control. Planting switchgrass on la