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LWR awarded Brazilian patent for their triple-bottom-line approach to manure treatment

24 February 2020

Brazil’s agriculture sector booms as LWR prepares to enter this market with a new patent.

Livestock Water Recycling, an award-winning global manufacturer of manure treatment systems, announced today that it has been awarded a patent in Brazil. The LWR System makes it possible for livestock producers to achieve environmental sustainability while maximising farm productivity through water recycling, and precision nutrient application that includes fertigation. LWR’s approach to manure treatment aims to help the agriculture sector achieve triple-bottom-line outcomes: meeting the growing demand for food, increasing farmer profitability, and protecting the environment and public health.

“Receiving this patent is the next phase in our global expansion” says Karen Schuett, CEO and Co-Founder of LWR. “Not only has our technology been designed to maximise farm sustainability, it is first and foremost a profitability tool for farmers looking to increase crop growth, and Brazil is an ideal market for this value proposition” adds Schuett.

Livestock producers who have installed the LWR System have avoided adding manure storage lagoons and have expanded their herds without increasing their water footprint. The water that is being recycled is making farms cleaner and safer for animals and employees while simultaneously reducing the amount of well water that is used for irrigation.

Treating manure with the LWR System reduces greenhouse gas emissions by over 81 percent, and producers have seen crop yields increase anywhere from 30-50 percent due to strategic nutrient application.

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