Manure-spreading method saves time, reduces environmental impact
July 22, 2015 by Vermont Public Radio
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