To get full value from its manure, Smithfield Foods looks toward innovation and partnerships to be the ultimate recycler, converting hog manure to fertilizer for crops or to different types of energy.
Solar panels in a grass field
Since the 1990s, Smithfield has explored ways to transform hog manure into renewable energy.
Smithfield Foods released the Environment section of its 17th sustainability report.
Applying hog manure using a drag line system into a field of small grain stubble.
hog barn as seen through cornfield