Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Soil Erosion: Digesting Soil for Fuels

Soil Erosion: Digesting Soil for Fuels

Vancouver, Fall 2011
Conversation with Agriculture Master's Graduate from Germany
"How farmers in Germany grow crops quickly digested, the methane gas runs electric power generation that is sold to the Grid".

The "slurry" left over from fermentation is returned to the Soil, but rain and subsequent runoff leach the minerals away. Soil's historic structure degrades, crops fail, costs of fertilizer increase ...       ... and the profits drop.

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