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On the Coast: From Chicken Litter to Organic Fertilizer

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For the past 10 years, Perdue Farms has been turning raw poultry litter into organic fertilizer at the nation’s first poultry agri-recycling plant. Coastal reporter Bryan Russo toured the plant, and learned what one of the nation's largest poultry producers is doing with the waste it produces.

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