Poultry, Heat Thyself

Energy From Litter May Really Have Come Of Age

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Posted: March 6, 2013

The Chesapeake Bay Agriculture Networking Forum on Tuesday gave attendees a chance to check out a new poultry litter burner, which will create heat for Rockingham County farmer Glenn Rodes’ turkey houses. The event, held at Riverhill Farm, was demonstrating a breakthrough technique for yielding energy from litter affordably and on-site. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
PORT REPUBLIC — A tall yellow-and-black machine delivered to Riverhill Farms last week could be the first commercial unit in the Shenandoah Valley to convert poultry litter to energy affordably...

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