There are some who believe that hog waste, for the most part, is pretty useless. But a new project by North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives and ABC member Butler Farms proves that it is, in fact, quite powerful. The methane gas from waste hogs leave behind is being turned into electricity. “We’ve made a big mistake when we thought that waste was [just] waste,” says farmer Tom Butler, who’s been at the forefront of this innovative method. More >>