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Chesapeake Bay 2012 – Implications of the TMDL

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This is a follow-up webcast to Changing Management of Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. That initial webcast told the story of why the TMDL was...

Recommendations for Manure Injection and Incorporation Technologies for Phase 6 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2017

A Best Management Practice (BMP) Expert Panel was convened under guidance of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s (CBP) Water Quality Goal Implementation Team to...

Developing Science-Based Estimates of Best Management Practice Effectiveness for the Phase 6 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 20, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) is a regional partnership that leads and directs Chesapeake Bay restoration and protection. The CBP uses a suite of modeling...

Farm Manure-to-Energy Case Studies

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 17, 2016

Case studies on thermal manure-based energy are an important way for farmers and service providers to learn from each other's experience. You may also be...

Blue Flame Boiler on Windview Farm in Snyder County, Pennsylvania

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2016

The Blue Flame boiler was installed by Total Energy Solutions on Windview Farm in Snyder County, PA, in 2015 as a demonstration project for the Farm...

Ecoremedy Gasifier on Flintrock Farm, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2016

The TechnologyThe Ecoremedy gasifier ® by Enginuity Energy was installed on Flintrock Farm in Lancaster County, PA, in 2014 as a demonstration project for...

Thermal Manure-to-Energy Systems for Farms

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2016

Using manure to generate energy is growing in popularity. Explore the topics below to learn more.Portions of this information were funded by the National...

About the Farm Manure-to-Energy Initiative

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2016

The Farm Manure-to-Energy Initiative in the Chesapeake Bay region is helping farmers demonstrate and evaluate the performance thermal technologies that...

Introduction to Thermal Technologies for Generating Energy from Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 14, 2016

There are two general methods for producing energy from manure: the use of heat and the use of bacteria. This page is focused on the use of heat -...

Benefits and Challenges of Manure-Based Energy

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 14, 2016

Manure-to-energy systems on farms can deliver a number of economic benefits for farmers. They can also increase the amount of renewable energy in the United...

Start-Up Questions and Considerations for Manure-to-Energy Projects

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 04, 2016

Thermal, manure-to-energy systems have great potential to benefit both farms and the environment, but they are still relatively new. The technology comes...

Additional Resources on Manure-to-Energy Technologies

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 16, 2015

You may also be interested in the farm manure-to-energy case studies and an introduction to manure-based energy. Development of this information was funded...

Farm-System Modeling to Evaluate Environmental Losses, Profitability, and Best Management Practice Cost-Effectiveness

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 18, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....To meet Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load requirements for agricultural pollution, conservation districts and...

Reducing the Impacts of Poultry Litter on Water Quality by Developing Alternative Markets for Poultry Litter Biochar

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Manure from confined animal operations is an environmental liability because of the potential for water and air...

A Review of WV Poultry Litter Analysis from 1994 to 2010 That Demonstrates a Continual Fluctuation in Nutrient Concentrations Resulting from Changes In Poultry Feed Formulations and New Storage Methods

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The nutrient management planning process requires continual nutrient analysis of generated poultry litter to...

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