Content tagged "ag energy anaerobic digestion"

Cayuga County Manure Digester Virtual Tour

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: June 05, 2017

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

Anaerobically Digested Manures

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

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

Anaerobic Digestion

Farm Energy Updated: February 10, 2017

This Anaerobic Digestion module is part of the Biomass Energy Training Curriculum, 13 modules developed through a Southern SARE grant and collaboration...

Biomass Energy Training Curriculum - TN

Farm Energy Updated: February 10, 2017

This curriculum was developed through a Southern SARE grant and collaboration between Tennessee State University, the University of Tennessee, eXtension.org,...

Farm Energy Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: November 15, 2016

Uses of Solids and By-Products of Anaerobic Digestion

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: June 17, 2016

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

Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas

Farm Energy Updated: February 03, 2016

 This Biogas module provides reasonable expectations for investing in on-farm bio-digesters to convert animal waste to process heat and/or electricity. Learn...

Economics of Anaerobic Digesters for Processing Animal Manure

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: October 27, 2015

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

Processing Biomass Into Biogas

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: October 23, 2015

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...

Biogas Utilization and Cleanup

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: October 23, 2015

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

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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