Riley Boadwine - December 2021

Posted: 11/29/2021

Riley Boadwine – December 2021

Riley shares how the dairy cows eat foods that we can’t eat and turn them into protein, while also creating fertilizer (manure) for crops.

Dairy farms can build a methane digester to capture the gasses produced by manure and turn them into energy. Here is a video from Michigan State that explains the process. Boadwine Dairy is constructing a methane digester that will start running in 2022. 

Discussion topic: Composting can be done on large farms and in backyards, below are more resources about composting.

            Animal Manure Compost

            Composting Basics