Thursday, June 19

SU Ag Center: Southwest Center Shows Opelousas Youth How to Make Biofuel

Researcher Antonio Harris 
Baton Rouge, LA – The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center continues to grow in scope beyond agriculture and Baton Rouge to the Southwest Center for Rural Initiative. This summer, youth in St. Landry Parish are learning about making biofuels from SU Ag Center staff.  On June 17, 2014 the Daily World newspaper published an article entitled “From grease to green energy, kids learn science hands-on,” in which Mr. Antonio Harris, research associate and instructor, shows youth ways to turn grease into fuel from restaurant grease.

The full article is available online at the Daily World website.


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