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Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar (Part 2)

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Technologies to treat animal manure are rapidly gaining more traction as producers search for ways to minimize environmental impact and maintain a profitable...

Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar - Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Technologies to treat animal manure are rapidly gaining more traction as producers search for ways to minimize environmental impact and maintain a profitable...

Thermal Conversion of Animal Manure to Biofuel

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Continued advances in technology have facilitated new avenues to access and extract energy (in various forms) from materials such as animal manure and crop...

What are the different types of gasification systems for generating energy from manure?

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 28, 2016

Fixed Bed types produce low Btu gases and can use updraft or downdraft approaches. The updraft pulls hot air up from the bottom through the fuel where...

What Is Gasification of Manure?

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 28, 2016

When looking at ways to improve the environmental impact of pig production, renewable energy generation is a popular topic. One such technology,...

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...

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 -...

Farm Manure-to-Energy Initiative in the Chesapeake Region Report January 2016

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 14, 2016

From 2012-2015, the Farm Manure-to-Energy Initiative conducted a study of thermal, farm-scale systems that produce energy from poultry litter. The...

Thermal-Chemical Conversion of Animal Manures - Another Tool for the Toolbox

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 17, 2015

Livestock operations continue to expand and concentrate in certain parts of the country. This has created regional “hot spot” areas in which excess...

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