Thursday, March 1st, 2012
Photo by Submitted
local picture
Various sampling ports are visible in this manure settling tank prototype. The tank was built to try to concentrate phosphorous in the bottom layer of the manure. The ports with open and shut valves allow researchers to sample and test manure for phosphorous concentrations at different depths. The concept will be tested this spring at five local hog farms. The tanks could make it easier to transport hog manure out of the Grand Lake Watershed.
Online story associated with this photograph
A local ag official is working with five swine farmers to test a manure settling tank concept that may make it easier to ship waste out of the Grand Lake Watershed. Terry Mescher, a state agricultural engineer, said he has four . . .
Additional pictures for this date
local picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picture
a_d
Today
33°
Cloudy
4%
Tonight
24°
Mostly Cloudy
1%
Tomorrow
37°
Mostly Cloudy
Tomorrow Night
28°
Mostly Cloudy
4%
Monday
45°
Chance Rain Showers
29%
Monday Night
40°
Chance Rain Showers
44%
Tuesday
51°
Rain Showers Likely
68%
Tuesday Night
44°
Rain
78%
Wednesday
46°
Rain Likely
73%
Wednesday Night
29°
Chance Snow Showers
48%
Christmas Day
34°
Chance Snow Showers
26%
Thursday Night
28°
Mostly Cloudy
15%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d