Minnesota's Legacy

Utilization of Dairy Farm Wastewater for Sustainable Production

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$475,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U of MN - WCROC
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Statewide
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 07d
Appropriation Language

$475,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris to develop and evaluate an integrated system that recycles and uses nutrients in dairy wastewater from feedlots and milk processing, thereby reducing nutrients from agricultural runoff, and to provide outreach on adoption of new technologies. This appropriation is subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 116P.10. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2019, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$475,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Bradley
Last Name
Heins
Organization Name
U of MN - WCROC
Street Address
46352 State Hwy 329
City
Morris
State
MN
Zip Code
56267
Phone
(320) 589-1711
Email
hein0106@umn.edu