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Feedstocks for Biogas

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: January 31, 2014

  Find videos on feedstocks at the Farm Energy Media archive.  Find images of feedstocks at the Farm Energy Media archive.Anaerobic digestion of manure and...

Introduction to Biogas and Anaerobic Digestion

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: August 02, 2013

Harnessing energy from livestock waste.

Anaerobically Digested Manures

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 31, 2013

This webcast shares information on: monitoring protocols for anaerobic digesters, fate of nitrogen from manure after it has been anaerobically digested (AD),...

Cayuga County Manure Digester Virtual Tour

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: July 25, 2013

Anaerobic digestion is a manure treatment system that produces biogas. There are many benefits of digestion such as reductions in: odor, pathogens, and...

Pathogen Reduction in Anaerobic Digestion of Manure

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: July 22, 2013

Manure is a biologically active material that hosts and supports many microorganisms and thus can seldom be considered “pathogen free.” Certain manure...

Economics of Anaerobic Digesters for Processing Animal Manure

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: June 21, 2013

Digesters are of interest with regards to climate change, energy, air quality, and water quality. However, digesters are capital-intensive and difficult to...

How can I capture the value of energy in manure?

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: June 21, 2013

The value of energy in manure can be captured on the farm or by selling manure to someone else for the purpose of extracting the energy. Perhaps the most...

Transformation and Agronomic Use of Nutrients From Digester Effluent

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: May 17, 2013

Anaerobic digestion (AD) is the process in which organic compounds are broken down by naturally occurring bacteria, including methanogenic microorganisms...

Farm Energy Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: April 22, 2013

Uses of Solids and By-Products of Anaerobic Digestion

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: April 02, 2012

Anaerobic digestion generates a wide range of byproducts that farmers can use in their farming operations or sell. Beyond biogas used to generate electricity...

Types of Anaerobic Digesters

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: April 02, 2012

All anaerobic digesters perform the same basic function. They hold manure in the absence of oxygen and maintain the proper conditions for methane forming...

Processing Biomass Into Biogas

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: April 02, 2012

The process of producing methane from manure is fairly straight forward – seal manure in an airtight container at a favorable temperature and it will break...

Environmental Benefits of Anaerobic Digestion

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: April 02, 2012

The manure handling system of any farm is made up of many different components, each with a different function and purpose. An anaerobic digester, although...

Biogas Utilization and Cleanup

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: April 02, 2012

Biogas generated from anaerobic digestion processes is a clean and environmentally friendly renewable fuel. But it is important to clean, or upgrade, biogas...

Anaerobic Digesters and Biogas Safety

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: April 02, 2012

When manure is anaerobically digested, the biogas produced is primarily composed of methane and carbon dioxide, with lesser amounts of hydrogen sulfide,...

Dairyman at Odds with Pacific Power over Manure Digester

Dairy Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: February 08, 2010

Released February 4, 2010 ZILLAH, Wash. -- Dan DeRuyter doubts he would do it again if he knew what he knows today. The 42-year-old dairy producer east of...

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