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Tag: manure

Manure-to-Biogas at Dairy Farms Gets EPA and USDA Boost

The Energy Department’s methane biogas program has been chugging away in relatively obscurity for several years, and now that’s all about to change. The agency has just teamed up with EPA and the Department of Agriculture to announce a new initiative for ramping up manure-to-biogas at dairy farms and other farming operations, called the Biogas Opportunities Roadmap.

A Brief Discussion of Exploding ‘Manure Foam’

Midwestern hog farmers have been experience problems with exploding manure pits for a few years now, according to the Minnesota Daily. Basically, foam began to build on top of manure pits. This foam supposedly traps methane gas, and if a spark nears it, the pit explodes, taking barns and pigs with it.

Are your veggies truly vegan?

My vegan friends depend upon farmers markets and CSAs for most of their food supply. When you’re trying to make ethical food choices, it makes sense to get your produce [ … ]

Dairy – The Udder Truth

Gooey melted cheese on pizza, a glass of cold milk with freshly baked cookies, ice cream on a hot summer day… who hasn’t at one time or another enjoyed something [ … ]