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November 21, 2016

Dairy unveils machine that turns cow manure into electricity

A dairy in west Fresno County that converts manure into electricity is the first to become operational under a state program aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. State and federal officials were at Open Sky Ranch in Riverdale on Thursday to introduce the dairy digester project that was funded under a California Department of Food and Agriculture research and development program.

The digester received a $973,430 grant from the program that is paid for by California’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction fund. Dairy owner Eric TeVelde provided $973,434 in matching funds.  Read More

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