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The University of Illinois Extension held their Dudley Smith Farm Winter Meeting Thursday morning at the U of I extension Office in Taylorville. The Dudley Smith Farm is designed to test up and coming ideas in science in Agriculture, and one of those sciences is utilizing biogas on the farm.

 

Ashley Belle is the Enviornmental and Energy Stewardship educator at the U of I Extension Unit 18, and says there’s a growing trend in ag of using digesters to create bio gas to be used on the farm.

 

 

Belle says this gas that’s generated is being used in a number of different ways, and the technology has an opportunity to grow in Illinois.

 

 

Belle appeared as a guest on the Newstalk WTIM Morning Show’s live coverage of the U of I Extension’s Dudley Smith Farm Winter Meeting.

 
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