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Poop-powered turkey farm


November 17, 2009
By WCCO

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turkey02November 17, 2009,
Northfield, MN – Minnesota turkey producer John Zimmerman and his mother raise
about 150,000 turkeys and produce about four million pounds of turkey meat per
year.

November 17, 2009,
Northfield, MN – Minnesota turkey producer John Zimmerman and his mother raise
about 150,000 turkeys and produce about four million pounds of turkey meat per
year.

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But those same turkeys
produce about five million pounds of litter, waste that Zimmerman is now using
in an on-farm gasifier to help heat two of his barns.

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