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Money squeezed from waste?


February 3, 2010
By Western Producer

January 29, 2010 – If Joe
Ackerman’s project is successful, Manitoba hog farmers might be able to change
an image of waste by removing excess phosphorus from manure and selling the
nutrient at a profit.



January 29, 2010 – If Joe
Ackerman’s project is successful, Manitoba hog farmers might be able to change
an image of waste by removing excess phosphorus from manure and selling the
nutrient at a profit.

Ackerman, a PhD candidate
in biosystems engineering at the University of Manitoba, is developing a method
to turn liquid hog manure into struvite — ammonium magnesium phosphate — a slow
release fertilizer widely used on golf courses.

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