California Dairy Farms Convert Poop into Power

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Abbie Fentress Swanson is an independent radio reporter covering agriculture, food production, science, health and the environment. She recently started writing a book on the environmental impacts of meat production as part of a 2014-2015 Knight-Wallace fellowship.

In this story she travels to Northern California where dairy farmers are using methane digesters to convert creamery waste and cow manure into energy.

Music: "Swimsuit"

Credits

Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Gillian Ferguson, Laryl Garcia