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Employment their way: Dirty work


July 5, 2012
By Austin Daily Herald

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Austin, Minnesota – Darin Voigt puts up with a lot of crap on his side job – literally.

Voigt, along with his brothers, pumps hog manure from feedlots onto fields as a job to supplement income at the family farm near Taopi.

The Voigts use the drag hose method to move the manure, where a main pump is placed at a barn’s manure pit. The waste runs through a high-pressure pump that transfers the waste through six-inch hoses. The hoses hook up to an applicator connected to a chisel on back of a tractor that mixes the manure in with the soil in nearby fields. READ MORE


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