Nothing says “I love you” like a half-mile wide heart made out of manure.
A southern Minnesota man created the Valentine’s Day gift for his wife of 37 years in their farm field about 12 miles southwest of Albert Lea.
Nothing says ``I love you' like a half-mile wide heart made out of manure.
A southern Minnesota man created the Valentine's Day gift for his wife of 37 years in their farm field about 12 miles southwest of Albert Lea (LEE).
To the folks who make a living spreading manure on farm fields, the business end of hogs, cows and chickens can be a gold mine.
More than 1.3 million tons of manure is applied as fertilizer each year to about 15.8 million acres of farmland in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Much of it is handled by custom manure applicators who gathered Wednesday in central Iowa to learn the latest techniques for handling the waste.
By Michael J. Crumb, The Associated Press
, July 24, 2009
The nation’s farms no longer have to report to authorities the toxic, smelly fumes released from manure.
The Bush administration issued a regulation Friday exempting farms from reporting releases of hazardous air pollution from animal waste to federal, state and local authorities. The rule applies specifically to the gases from manure that are often responsible for odor problems.
By Dina Cappiello, The Associated Press
, December 13, 2008
Milk isn’t the only product produced by 158 dairy cows on Jerry Jennissen’s central Minnesota farm.
Thanks to a digester that converts methane from cow manure into electricity, Jennisen is hoping to produce enough power not only to power his own farm but also sell back unused power to his utility.
“It’s a product, just like milk, that you’re going to sell,” Jennissen told the St. Cloud Times.
June 30, 2008
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