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Whatdoyougetwhenyoucombine anengineer'smindwithanearbylarge
 

Summary:  Whatdoyougetwhenyoucombine
anengineer'smindwithanearbylarge
dairyoperation,manure,wormsand
composting(vermicomposting),research
anddevelopmentgrants,automation,
patents,andentrepreneurship?
Youget"WormPower."
That'sexactlywhatTom Herlihy
(M.S.AgE'92)hasharnessedforcreating
hisbusinessintheFingerLakesareaof
NewYork.RTSolutions,Inc.,alsothe
nameofhisproduct,isanutrient-rich
fertilizerandsoilamendmentrefined
throughTom'sfine-tunednaturalprocess
usingautomationandeightmillionworms.
Withthehelpofaconsulting
engineer,afewhiredhands,anda
marketertopromoteandsellhisproduct,
Tomhasautomatedhisvermicomposting
processtonotonlyallowhimtorun

  

Source: Andrews, Anne M. - Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, Pennsylvania State University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine