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Dairy Environmental Systems
Water  •  Air  •   Renewable Energy

Pro-Dairy
 
formerly Manure Management Program

Got Manure?

Enhancing Environmental and Economic Sustainability

Proceedings

Speaker manuscripts may be downloaded below. Softcover proceedings booklets may also be purchased online for $20 (USA) or $40 (all other destinations). For orders shipped to locations within the United States that will be paid by check, please complete and return this form.

Download a full copy of the 2012 Got Manure Conference Proceedings.

Danish Experience with AD Plants and Future Direction
Kurt Hjort-Gregersen          

 

Standard for Manure Management Systems
Peter Wright 

 

The Impact of Dairy Housing and Manure Management on Anaerobic Digestion
Dana Kirk and Louis Faivor           

 

Manure Collections and Transfer Systems in Livestock Operations with Digesters
Andy Lenkaitis         

 

Sand Laden Manure Storage and Transfer
Jessica Skinner       

 

Sand-Manure Separation for Anaerobic Digestion Pretreatment
Andrew Wedel         

 

Source Separated Food Waste Flow to Farm Digesters
Nora Goldstein        

 

Anaerobic Digestion of Biobased Plastics
Tim Zauche and David Hitchins   

 

Dairy Cattle Mortality Management via Anaerobic Digestion
John Martin, Jr., Jeff Coombe, and Keith Henn  

 

Experience with Three On-Farm Digester Systems Using Additional Off Farm Organic Substrates
Stan Weeks  

 

Feasibility Studies: Why and What Should They Entail?
Patrick Ries  

 

Economic Analysis for Digester Development
Robert Joblin           

 

Development and Application of an Economic Anaerobic Digester Optimization (ADOPT) Model
J.Shannon Neibergs, Joe Harrison, Liz Whitefield, and Michael DeHart      

 

Biogas Composition and Cleanup Options
Norma McDonald    

 

Biomethane as an Option for On-Farm Energy Production (Powerpoint presentation)
Norma McDonald    

 

Digester Gas Combustion
Joe Hower and Dawn Chianese   

 

Overview of Nitrogen Removal Technologies and Application/Use of Associated End Products
Morton Orentlicher  

 

Commercial Demonstration of Nutrient Recovery of Ammonium Sulfate and Phosphorus Rich Fines From AD Effluent
Steve Dvorak and Craig Frear      

 

Small-Scale Anaerobic Digestion in the United States: Design Options and Financial Viability
Stephanie Lansing and Katherine Klavon          

 

Estimating Farm Size Required to Economically Justify Anaerobic Digestion on Small Dairy Farms
Tim Shelford

 

Reducing Risk of Entry Into Confined Space Manure Storages
Dennis Murphy, Harvey Manbeck, and Joel Steel         

 

Monitoring of Anaerobic Digestion Process to Optimize Performance and Prevent System Failure
Rodrigo Labatut and Curt Gooch  

 

On-Farm Anaerobic Digestion: Messages and Methods to Educate a Lay Audience
Jenny Pronto and Beth Meyer       

 

The Business Case for Carbon Management: New Opportunities for Offset Revenues From Manure Digesters
Scott Hernandez     

 

How Carbon Dioxide Offsets and Other Policies Impact the Financial Feasiblity of Anaerobic Digestion Systems on U.S. Dairy Farms
Brent Gloy    

 

Poster Presentation Papers

Financial Feasibility of Biodigester Development in Washington State
Nora Lake-Brown    

 

On-Farm Co-Digestion of Food Waste with Dairy Manure
Maria Lisboa, Stephanie Lansing and C. Jackson