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Grain

A unit of weight equivalent to one 7,000th of one pound.
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After the installation of the DynaClean food processing conveyor, the spent grain is now conveyed directly into totes and taken outside so farmers can pick it up.
The plants, which will burn a mixture of spent grain and wood chips from local sources, are due to start operations in the first and second quarters of 2009, producing steam and electricity for the breweries' processes and exporting excess electricity to the local electricity network.
The brewery harnesses the power of the sun to heat more than 60 percent of process water, recycles its spent grain to local farmers, bales all excess corrugated cardboard and paper and continues to search for better, more sustainable ways to operate the business.
We strive to be environmentally conscious in all that we do--from serving locally grown organic produce to feeding Big Island cattle the spent grain from our brewing process.
We reached a situation in 2000 where breweries even had to pay to dispose of their spent grain," Live Science quoted him as saying.
This amounted to nearly four billion pounds of materials such as spent grain, beechwood chips, plastic, glass cullet, cardboard and metal in 2007.
Spent grain is fed to the farm's cattle, while used hops and water from the brewery is spread on the land as fertiliser.
Florian's Brewery gathers all spent grain & relocates it to a local ranch, approximately 3/4 mile away.
Spent grain is high in fibre and proteins ( we even feed our old horse on it.
uses the spent grain as a substrate for growing mushrooms served in their restaurant.
The spent grain will be marketed as cattle feed locally, he said.
The brewery's spent grain goes straight to the cattle on Whitehouse Farm ( "they absolutely love it" ( and the hops and yeast slurry gets added to the manure heap in a commendable recycling initiative.