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Eric Koehlmoos Named 2018 Star in Agriscience

By |2019-09-24T14:03:42-04:00October 25th, 2018|91st National FFA Convention & Expo, American Star Awards, The Feed|

Not many teenagers have an ethanol producing facility in their basement, but for Eric Koehlmoos, a student from the South O’Brien FFA Chapter in Paullina, Iowa, it was all part of his supervised agricultural experience (SAE).

Eric’s idea for his high school SAE sprung out of a science fair project for biology class. He looked at the ethanol industry and was curious if ethanol could be made from switchgrass and prairie cordgrass. He began hi