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NS dairy farmers turn cow manure into energy

June 30, 2014  by CTV Atlantic

June 30, 2014, Shubenacadie, NS – Two dairy farmers in Shubenacadie, N.S. are producing more than just milk.

Derek Mostert and Richard Metcalfe are harnessing the power of cow poop. They run the only biogas dairy farm in the Maritimes – putting the farmers on the front end of a back-end product.

Every hour, cows from Windmill Holsteins produce 500 kilowatts of electricity, all from their waste. READ MORE



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