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  • Jan 12, 2016
    blog

    Fighting the elements for the love of hogs

    Today's hog producers raise their pigs in modern confinement facilities because they care for their livestock, rather than exposing them to the harsh elements of an Upper Midwest winter....More
  • Jan 12, 2016
    press release

    Capturing renewable natural gas for the pork industry

    A Missouri project, believed to be the largest and most comprehensive livestock manure-to-energy of its type in the world, is currently under way. The project efficiently treats waste from approximately 2 million hogs. The farms are being covered by Industrial & Environmental Concepts, a designer and installer of cover systems for wastewater lagoons and tanks. Roeslein Alternative Energy of St. Louis selected IEC to provide the gas collection cover systems to dozens of hog lagoons in northern Missouri....More
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