Innovation

Photos: Barnyard energy

Here's a shot of a digester on the Wild Rose Dairy in Wisconsin. This farm sells the biogas generated by the digester to a utility. A large eight-digester project in Texas will produce a billion cubic feet of gas a year when complete.

American Images, Marshfield, WI

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