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Renewable effort driven by hog waste in Missouri


July 25, 2019
By High Plains Journal

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In partnership, Roeslein Alternative Energy and Smithfield Hog Production are working to capture renewable natural gas from the waste of the approximate 2 million hogs that circulate through Smithfield’s northern Missouri operations each year.

Roeslein, an avid conservationist, says that the efforts of the partnership have the ability to change manure management and believes that the technology is a piece of the puzzle of saving the planet from greenhouse gasses. The process of extracting methane from the manure seems simple; however, the technology and intricate logistics of the system are anything but. | READ MORE