Could biofuels go native with prairie cordgrass?

Cows aren't fond of it. "Prairie cordgrass provides fair to poor forage for livestock and wildlife," the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.

New biofuels feedstocks are water hogs

Many energy researchers and environmental advocates are excited about the potential for biofuel producers to make the switch from corn to feedstocks based on large grasses like miscanthus or switchgrass.