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Modern TechnologyCOW POWER - ALTERNATIVE ENERGY FROM COWS

FAIR OAKS FARM, INDIANA
27,000 COWS

The manure management system at Fair Oaks Farm is biorenewable energy in action. A methane digester turns cow manure into fertilizer for crop fields and electricity for the farm and community, killing odors in the process. Also, the eco-friendly system produces enough electricity for 500 homes!

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Farmers have a vested interest in protecting wetlands, eco-diversity and other natural resources. For centuries, they’ve used traditional methods such as crop rotation and mulching to preserve the fertility of the land. Today, dairy farmers have even more options at their disposal to help reduce their environmental footprint.

 

 

 

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