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Minn. researchers help convert manure to money


September 17, 2013
By Waseca County News

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September 17, 2013, Waseca County, Minn – In something akin to making a silk purse out of a sow’s ear, Jun Zhu is working to help farmers turn hog manure into cash.

Specifically, Zhu, a University of Minnesota professor of renewable energy and environmental engineering, is studying ways to turn hog waste into a commercial fertilizer and a fuel he says is more efficient than gasoline. READ MORE