Northern Missouri hog farms turn manure into energy
An impermeable cover at Smithfield Foods Hog Production’s Ruckman Farm in Northwest Missouri is part of a $120 million manure-to-energy project. Roeslein Alternative Energy will capture biogas created during the anaerobic digestion of manure from nearly two million hogs annually and begin placing it into a national pipeline in Summer 2016. When complete, the project will produce approximately 2.2 billion cubic feet of pipeline quality RNG annually and prevent approximately
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