Farm Waste Fashionistas
Clip | 6m 59s
Can corn husks rival cotton as a mainstay for textiles? University of Nebraska biochemical engineer Yiqi Yang has developed a patented process to extract fibers from husks that can be spun into textile yarns. But is there a market for corn husks? That may hinge on innovations by two agricultural engineers who design sustainable harvesting equipment. Watch "Farm Waste Fashionistas" to find out.
Aired: 03/17/14Video has closed captioning.