Anaerobic Digesters

Anaerobic Digesters

Anaerobic Digesters

E3A: Energy Education for Producers

This fact sheet series explores the applications and benefits of on-farm anaerobic digestion to convert animal waste to energy. It also helps you decide if installation of an anaerobic digester is right for you. You will need to understand both the benefits and limitations of anaerobic digestion before you make the decision to install a system.

Access complete information on the E3A website.

Anaerobic digester topics include:

Overview | Understanding and Technical Feasibility | Estimate Energy Generation Potential | Economics | Selection | Maintenance | Links | Tools for Teachers

Find more home, ranch and farm energy topics from E3A here.

Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) EW10-012, Equipping Extension Educators to Address Producer Needs in Energy Education .

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Author(s): Sarah Hamlen, Milton Geiger
Location: West | Montana
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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.