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Cow power: Manure digesters provide farmers with alternative energy source

10:40 AM, May 12, 2013
Kewaunee County farm turns manure into electricity
Kewaunee County farm turns manure into electricity: Dairy Dreams in Kewaunee County uses an anerobic digester to convert methane in manure to electricty. Some digester operators are exploring other uses for the captured gas.
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Surrounded by cows in adjoining barns, Don Niles talks about things like coal, methane, electricity and wind power.

With decades in the agricultural industry as a veterinarian, and now managing partner of Dairy Dreams in Kewaunee County, Niles didn't expect alternative energies to be part of his vernacular when talking about running a farm.

But it is. ...

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