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Farm unleashes cow power


January 5, 2010  by Bowling Green Daily News

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Farm unleashes cow power

An experiment at Western Kentucky University to reduce the odor
from cow manure could lead to a permanent facility that produces enough
electricity to power most of the university’s farm.

January 5, 2010, Bowling
Green, KY – An experiment at Western Kentucky University to reduce the odor
from cow manure could lead to a permanent facility that produces enough
electricity to power most of the university’s farm.

Right now, farm workers
take the manure from just two cows, mix it with water and put it into a
digester, which circulates the liquid from a tank and through eight other
containers floating in a pond below the bed of a greenhouse.

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