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Straw Factsheet

Category: feedstocks
Published: 30/07/2020
Author: NNFCC
Factsheet on straw production and value chains produced for the Agrocycle project.

This factsheet, produced by NNFCC as part of the Agrocycle project, contains information on the following:

  • Production and Management
    • Availability of Cereal and Oil seed straw
    • Typical management and uses of straw
    • Cost to collect straw
  • Cereal production systems resulting in straw
    • Cereal production systems - Triticeae tribe
    • Rice production systems
    • Oat production systems
  • Other production systems resulting in straw
    • Maize production systems
    • Sunflower production systems
    • Oil seed rape production systems
  • Typical value chains
    • Animal bedding and Horticulture
    • Incineration and Anaerobic Digestion
  • Constraints and actions for further exploitation
    • Constraints to maximise utilisation of straw
    • Indicative actions for more sustainable exploitation