News tagged with livestock manure

Bio-digester supplies energy to 3000 farms

The principle of action of a cow's digestive system served as a model to create a container that receives organic waste, mostly livestock manure, where it is mixed with millions of bacteria to obtain natural gas consisting ...

dateJan 05, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Farms are focus of studies on drinking water toxin

Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in the drinking water of 400,000 people in Ohio and southeastern Michigan last ...

dateAug 11, 2014 in Environment
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Making manure work for agriculture

Livestock manure represents a valuable resource in the agriculture sector. As fertilizer it is a source of nitrogen, phosphorous and organic matter, all crucial for the sustainability of European farming.

dateSep 30, 2013 in Environment
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