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Sam Gorton is a part-time PhD student at the University of Vermont and works as a process engineer involved in the research and development of clean technology. He can be reached at 518-496-4252., at gortonsm@gmail.com or on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Compost Power!

By Sam Gorton / October 1, 2012

Is it really possible to extract heat from compost to warm your barn, greenhouse or home?  A grassroots research network is finding out. Any farmer is well aware that a large heap of fresh manure, livestock bedding and other organic farm residuals will generate substantial heat for several weeks or months. What is less widely…

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