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Horse manure gaining interest at NY college


April 1, 2013, Morrisville, NY – Horse manure is gaining attention on the Morrisville State College campus – and it’s not for its common use as a fertilizer.

The stable waste is instead being considered as a source of energy.

Ben Ballard, assistant professor of renewable energy and director of the college’s Renewable Energy Training Center (RETC), along with students in the college’s renewable energy programs, are studying the viability of converting the tons of stable waste produced at the college’s equine facilities weekly into an alternative energy source. READ MORE