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John Deere Website Reveals Woody Biomass Harvesting Positive Impact on Rural Communities
According to the John Deere Construction & Forestry woody biomass website a strong biomass industry in the United States can help revitalize struggling rural communities
, which are oftentimes most adversely affected during an economic downturn.
The short video, “Harvesting Stronger Rural Communities,” under the “Why Harvest It?” tab on the site reveals biomass industry proponents’ insights surrounding the economic benefits that removal of surplus biomass from the forest floor affords, including long-term job creation and local economy stimulation.
Additional woody biomass insights are featured on the site’s “Expert Observations” section, including research on the harvesting and transportation of woody biomass, and commentary from Danny Dructor of the American Loggers Council.About John DeereDeere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land – those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. For more information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at http://www.JohnDeere.com
Screen grab of the “Harvesting Stronger Rural Communities” page.