• Nutrient Control Systems, Inc.

Status: Complete

Mercer Vu Farms, Inc.
Richard & Rodney Hissong
Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Farm description/project location:
This free stall dairy farm is located 1 1/2 miles from Mercerburg, PA and has 1200 milking cows which will increase to 1400 by year end 2006. The proposed project upgrades the existing investment and seeks to make chemical treatment of manure more operationally friendly and cost effective.
Technology provider:
INTEGRITY Ag Systems, Inc.
Kyle Rife, Advanced Separation Systems
4755 Innovation Way
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: (717) 261-5711

Nutrient Reduction Process:
  • Supplemented with a fine sand removal
  • Expand solids separation capability with tapered screw press
  • Add composting capability (i.e. conveyor, blowers & controls, building expansion, windrow turner and curing pad.)
  • Enhance settling with aerators and flush water pump & controls.
  • Add chemical feed system and belt filter press.
  • Lined manure storage lagoon, with aeration.
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