Oilseed crops bring advantages to local farmers

Outlet: La Junta Tribune-Democrat

January 7, 2011

The Big Squeeze operation near Rocky Ford has brought a new possibility for Arkansas Valley farmers. Hal Holder and Joel Lundquist have been squeezing sunflower seeds for oil to be mixed with petroleum and used as fuel for farm equipment with good success. They have also used canola seed oil. The byproduct, hulls, can be used to feed livestock…

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