Cows

Turning 500 Tonnes of Cow Poop a Day into Renewable Energy

David Dodge | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada Impact
David Dodge

Bern Kotelko grew up farming near Vegreville near Edmonton in Alberta. When you start having that many cows in one place the poop starts to pile up. Rather than see that as a problem Kotelko and his business partners saw it as an opportunity.

How Germs Can Keep Your Motor Runing

Jason Tetro | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Impact
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgThe use of germs to produce biofuels has been in exploration since the mid-1990s, but finding the right organisms is a difficult task. The horse rumen has a vast array of environmental bacteria and ...something else. Could this be the treasure trove scientists are looking for?

Alberta Cattle Ranchers Put Environment First

Rosie Templeton | Posted 06.06.2013 | Canada Alberta
Rosie Templeton

The Taillieu family of Tomahawk Cattle Ranch believes that cattle ranchers and farmers are environmentalists above all. The Taillieus received the 2013 Alberta Beef Producers' Environmental Stewardship Award for their innovative practices and sustainable management.