Our Alternative Methods

One of the focal areas of interest for the LUW Team has been in developing alternative methods for handling (treating, storing and land applying) livestock manure that are economical and practical for the livestock and grain farmer as well as environmentally wholesome for the general citizenry. The LUW Team has developed a systems approach for processing and land applying liquid swine manure (slurry) that is applicable, also, to liquid dairy manure and beef cattle finishing manure stored in below slatted floor pits, slurry stores and/or lagoons. This systems approach has four components:

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