agricultural wastes

agricultural wastes

[¦ag·rə¦kəl·chə·rəl ′wāsts]
(agriculture)
Those liquid or solid wastes that result from agricultural practices, such as cattle manure, crop residue (for example, corn stalks), pesticides, and fertilizers.
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'Energy from biomass and biogas can be produced from wastes collected by local authorities and also agricultural wastes such as rice husks and coconut residue, ' he said.
As required by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets' (VAAFM) Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs), between December 15 and April 1, no manure or other agricultural wastes (including: compost and spoiled feed) may be spread on agricultural fields throughout Vermont.
The task force will also develop strategies for safe disposal of solid wastes including hospital wastes, industrial wastes, agricultural wastes and any other hazardous wastes leading to contamination of the ground Water and environment.
According a statement by PACDA, "Search and rescue teams from the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance managed to extinguish a fire on agricultural wastes in Sohar.
Candidate industries include paper mills, waste rubber tires, and animal and agricultural wastes.
She added that despite the fact that the use of agricultural wastes is "great", its percentage in the energy mixture cannot exceed 15% or 20%.
The 2G Cellulosic ethanol demo plant will operate on different variety of biomass with a capacity of 100 dry tonnes of biomass per day, which includes agricultural wastes such as corn stover, cobs and bagasse.
The plant would turn agricultural wastes, livestock slurry, poultry litter and commercial food wastes into gas that can be generated into electricity for sale to the local grid.
Agricultural wastes generated in the town will be collected to serve as feedstock or fuel for the plant that will produce green energy, Navarro explained.
Keeping in view the importance of mushroom in Pakistan, cultivation of oyster mushroom on agricultural wastes and industrial waste products was conducted to study its performance for yield and yield parameters.
The mixture of agricultural wastes like mustard sticks and the sesame seeds oilcake are used as bio-fuel.
The target should be to make agricultural wastes a resource that can be utilized and not just discarded.

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