Food versus fuels fight

Ex-CSIRO AgRenew founder Dr Allan Green speaks at the Australian Renewable Fuels Week in Canberra in March. Growing crops for fuel doesn't have to compromise food security, experts say. (AAP Image/Marion Rae)

Australia has been urged to boost fuel security without compromising food supplies or adding to the world’s carbon footprint.

Heated debate over land use was becoming "less emotional and more logical" as demand for alternative fuels was strong, GrainCorp risk manager Jeff Summerville told an industry conference in March.

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