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Wisconsin researchers find efficient way to extract ammonia from livestock manure

December 19, 2023  by Dan Gunderson, MPR News

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison say they have developed a simple, efficient process for removing ammonia from livestock manure. The method is still in the testing phase, but scientists say it has the potential to significantly reduce the environmental impact of applying manure to farm fields.

Ammonia in manure contributes to the formation of nitrous oxide — a greenhouse gas — when applied to soil. The chemical is also a source of nitrate water pollution. | READ MORE


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