Using swine slurry bioconversion to produce effective and socially-acceptable fertilizers

Stéphane Godbout, researcher

Stéphane Godbout

Researcher, P.Eng., agr., Ph.D.

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Description

Based on previous work conducted at IRDA and our team’s expertise, this project looks to finalize the development of a robust and cost-effective swine slurry bioconversion system.

Objective(s)

  • Determine optimal treatment parameters.
  • Test a new approach in the laboratory (horizontal reactor).
  • Develop a functional prototype.

From 2019 to 2022

Project duration

Livestock production

Activity areas

Waste conversion, Fertilizer management, Coexisting in an agricultural environment

Services

This work will help reduce the environmental impacts of hog production. 

Partner

Fertilisation FertiRoy

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