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on January 19, 2021

Poultry wastewater could be used to irrigate crops

Wastewater treatment cost the poultry industry more than $247 million in 2018.

Researchers at Auburn University have received a four-year $499,577 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to investigate the possibility of using poultry processing wastewater to irrigate crops in controlled-environment agriculture.

“Our efforts are aimed at ways to reduce the amount of wastewater from processing plants that…

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