Tuesday, August 6, 2013

New technology buries dry manure in soil

 Farmers in Ohio and other agricultural states have spread wet and dry manure on their fields for years. The fertilizer helps crops grow and serves as a method of getting rid of animal waste.  But in recent years, the practice has raised questions about its effect on water quality, wildlife and even lake tourism.
Enter new technology called the Subsurfer — a machine that injects dry manure below the soil, decreasing the chance of runoff.

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