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Manure-spreading method saves time, reduces environmental impact


July 22, 2015
By Vermont Public Radio

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July 22, 2015, Randolph, VT – Vermont farmers recently received a lesson in how manure is handled and applied in other states during a drag-line demonstration at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, VT.

Most Vermont farmers spread manure using sprayers on tank trucks. The heavy gas-guzzling tank trucks carry the fertilizer to farms, often on fragile back roads, driving slowly through fields as they spray. But now farmers can apply manure more efficiently with less run-off using a drag-line. READ MORE