Concentrated animal feed operations (CAFO)

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  • Season matters when sampling streams for swine CAFO waste pollution impacts

    Concentrated (or confined) animal feed operations (CAFOs) are the principal means of livestock production in the United States, and such facilities pollute nearby waterways because of their waste management practices; CAFO waste is pumped from the confinement structure into a cesspit and sprayed on a field. Stocking Head Creek is located in eastern North Carolina, a state with >9,000,000 ...

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  • Farm Tractor Composter
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    Farm Tractor Composter

    Brown Bear Corporation has introduced a revised model of its farm tractor composter. The PTO PA35D-10.5 unit is designed to be attached to the front of 100-160 HP farm tractors. The composter requires a front 3-point hitch, 1000 RPM PTO, and creeper transmission. It is available for ISO and counter ISO PTO shaft rotation. Compost biosolids, yard waste, manure and other organics easily and ...