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Thirteen-year-old Liam Christian developed a biodigester that can convert horse manure into enough energy to power an electric horse fence.

Innisfail-area teen gives new meaning to ‘horsepower’

4-H Science Fair project generates renewable energy

One Innisfail-area teen has turned horse manure into horsepower, thanks to an innovative 4-H Science Fair project of his own design. “I wanted to see if the average daily manure produced by one horse would be enough to power electric horse fencing using a biodigester,” said 13-year-old Liam Christian. “I found out that, yes, actually, […] Read more

Tell your beef story and win $1,000

Deadline for entries is June 2

Are you between the ages of eight and 21, and involved in Beef 4-H, junior cattle shows, or beef production? Then you could win one of three cash prizes in the ABP Young Guns Contest. To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and 4-H Alberta’s centenary, entrants are being asked to celebrate their beef story. Entries can […] Read more